Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Fact of the Day: Sunflower Fruit

While it's traditionally known as a "seed" the sunflower seed is really an achene, which is a small dry fruit which contains a seed. 

6 comments:

  1. Interesting! I love the random trivia you post here.

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  2. WOW, now I feel better about giving them to my kids to eat during baseball games.

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  3. so interesting, this fact gave me a smile this morning, beautiful photo!

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  4. I had fields of sunflower when I was a kid!

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