Helianthus giganteus

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Helianthus giganteus


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Heliantheae
Subtribus: Helianthinae
Genus: Helianthus
Species: Helianthus giganteus


Helianthus giganteus L.


  • Helianthus alienus E. E. Wats.
  • Helianthus altissimus L.
  • Helianthus angustifolius subsp. giganteus (L.) Anashchenko
  • Helianthus borealis E. E. Wats.
  • Helianthus carolinianus Hill
  • Helianthus crinitus Steud.
  • Helianthus giganteus subsp. alienus (E. E. Wats.) R.W. Long
  • Helianthus giganteus var. subtuberosus Britt.
  • Helianthus gigas Michx.
  • Helianthus nuttallii var. subtuberosus (Britt.) B. Boivin
  • Helianthus subtuberosus (Britt.) Bourg. ex A. Gray
  • Helianthus validus E. E. Wats.
  • Helianthus virgatus Lam.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • Canada (New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec), USA (Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Vernacular names[edit]

English: Giant or tall sunflower
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