alpine sunflower

noun
whitish hairy plant with featherlike leaves and a few stout stems each bearing an especially handsome solitary large yellow flower head; mountainous regions north central United States
Hypernyms: ↑wildflower, ↑wild flower
Member Holonyms: ↑Tetraneuris, ↑genus Tetraneuris

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