giant sunflower


noun

a composite plant, Helianthus giganteus, of eastern North America, growing nearly 12 feet (4 meters) high and having very large yellow flower heads.

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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also called tall sunflower.
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