Monday, 15 February 2010

The Strange History Of The Sunflower

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What is there to know about the sunflower? The plant is virtually everywhere, but it has a rather strange history and is more of a globe trotter than you may imagine.

Its story has the historical and continental sweep of a Hollywood epic. Here is the tale of the peripatetic sunflower, accompanied by some stunning photography.

(via Robert-John)

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