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The majestic sunflower
ByITSIK MAROM
June 12, 2014 10:05
In addition to its majestic beauty, it is edible, producing healthy oil, tasty crunchy fruits and can absorb toxic waste.
The majestic sunflower

The majestic sunflower. (photo credit: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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  • summer
  • nature
  • environment
  • israel technology for agriculture
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