The Sunflower is an annual plant belonging to the Asteraceae family. You can get these unique flowers on this page. You can print then color them as you like. Happy coloring.
The scientific name of sunflower is Helianthus Annuus. It is an annual, perennial and rustic plant that can reach 2 m in height. It has a very thick, rough, and hairy stem.
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The common sunflower is a famous plant with a tall, slightly curved stem with hairs on its surface; it grows up to 3 meters high, but some reach 5 meters, and one specimen reached 8.23 meters.
The subway roots are long, and the leaves are broad, rough, and serrated. They are usually arranged alternately along the stem.
The large and showy flower of the plant is composed of tiny flowers with several petals and surrounded by sterile yellow flowers, also small.
Its fruit is achene that measures between 15 and 25 centimeters and contains a single seed inside. The sunflower is a plant that originated in North America and was later taken to lands such as Mexico and Peru.
The interest that the sunflower has awakened on many occasions is due to the fruit of its pipe exported to many parts of the world to make known what was edible in this plant.
However, the excellent distribution has made that their seeds can be planted in different parts of the world, and today, we can find sunflower plantations in many features that, at first, we would not even have thought that they would be able to get here.
As we have been reporting throughout this article, the sunflower is a plant of interest because of the large number of products that can be obtained from it.
Apart from the fact that we have already said that “sunflower seeds” are one of the most common variants that we can know, the truth is that there are many other products that can come to us thanks to the exploitation of the sunflower.
Sunflower Oil; Just like the oil extracted from the olive, we can also obtain our good oil from sunflower oil, which is sometimes preferred for some meals due to its number of properties and low properties fat content.
Protein Flours; The maturation with which the plant finishes once used for sunflower oil makes it possible to obtain other products such as protein flours used primarily as animal pasture.
Husk; As strange as it may seem, the sunflower husk is also used for human consumption. The husk is used as fuel for engines and boilers on this occasion. Therefore, the exploitation of the sunflower also serves this purpose.