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Sunflower is an American Native

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Although sunflowers are commonplace, they are actually an American native. From North and South America, sunflowers, or Helianthus, come in close to 100 different varieties. Sunflowers were used by Native Americans for their seeds and oils long before Van Gogh and Gaugin painted them.

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