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Cotton Plant

Gossypium hirsutum


The plant is a shrub. Cotton grows in a boll from pods along the stems. The fibersis almost all cellulose.


This plant was part of a fiels in the open plains of southwest Texas. The fiels was already harvested and remnants of unpicked cotton remained on the periphery of the field.

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Sterling City, Texas, USA

Spotted on Feb 21, 2013
Submitted on Mar 10, 2013

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