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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 Alex Callihan
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By Alex Callihan

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Uploaded Oct 1, 2019. Captured Feb 12, 2019 13:32 in 526 K St, Chula Vista, CA 91911, USA.
  • DC5100B-5M
  • f/2.8
  • 1/34s
  • ISO27
  • 6mm