Wildflowers - Maximilian Sunflower
The plant is named after Prince Maximilian von Wied, a German explorer and naturalist who discovered this sunflower on one of his botanical forays to North America. It is a favored forage of wildlife.
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Blue Flax is often considered a subspecies of the Eurasian L. perenne which is very similar. The plant is named after Meriwether Lewis. More...