A wild Sunflower, Helianthus annuus, sprang up in my garden. This page displays macro shots of the bud as it grows into a flower and yields seeds. This plant is a member of the Asteraceae, tribe Heliantheae.
|Like a hand closed tight...|
|The hand opens|
|The hand flat against a windowpane|
|Now, stretch the hand wide open, so the palm can touch the bottom of a salad bowl.|