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Common Sunflower


Common Sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is the wild version of the larger common sunflower. They are found in a variety of open habitats including prairies, fields and roadsides. The flowers are golden yellow with a yellow-brown disk. Leaves are heart-shaped or spade-like and alternate on the stem with thin stalks. Plants grow from 3 to 12 feet in height. Read more about Helianthus annuus at Wikipedia and the USDA.

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