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Sunflower

Description:

Yellow and brown, 5 inch diameter on the inside

Habitat:

The Americas

Notes:

Sunflower is an annual plant native to the Americas that possesses a large inflorescence (flowering head). The sunflower got its name from its huge, fiery blooms, whose shape and image is often used to depict the sun. The sunflower has a rough, hairy stem, broad, coarsely toothed, rough leaves and circular heads of flowers.

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Jill4
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Jill4

Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on Aug 10, 2010
Submitted on Jun 26, 2011

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