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Common Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) Growing on an organic farm in NE Alabama (Etowah County).<br />
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Common Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)

Growing on an organic farm in NE Alabama (Etowah County).

Common Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) Growing on an organic farm in NE Alabama (Etowah County).<br />
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''Helianthus annuus'', the common sunflower, is a large annual forb of the genus ''Helianthus'' grown as a crop for its edible oil and edible fruits. This sunflower species is also used as wild bird food, as livestock forage , in some industrial applications, and as an ornamental in domestic gardens. The plant was first domesticated in the Americas. Wild ''Helianthus annuus'' is a widely branched annual plant with many flower heads. The domestic sunflower, however, often possesses only a single.. more

Similar species: Asterales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Jul 9, 2018. Captured Jun 24, 2018 03:56 in 138 1st Ave, Collinsville, AL 35961, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/10.0
  • 1/500s
  • ISO250
  • 60mm