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The majestic sunflower

In addition to its majestic beauty, it is edible, producing healthy oil, tasty crunchy fruits and can absorb toxic waste.

The majestic sunflower
Photo by: ITSIK MAROM
Just before the official start of summer, large fields all over the country are developing millions of mini-suns. Each sunflower plant grows one flower that is small compared to the sun but, at the same time, giant in comparison to other flowers.

So central to this flower, the sun is referenced in its English, Hebrew and scientific names, and probably in other languages, too.



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