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    2013 August

    Sunflower Power

    Sunflower Power

    In case you haven’t been out of the house in the last month — or at least outside of city limits — I will let you know that we are experiencing an incredible Annual Sunflower year. These large undomesticated weeds or “forb” plants are all over this year and the Sandhills are literally yellow with the blooms dominating the landscape. While I do know the power of this plant for wildlife, I was curious to learn more about it. A search on the USDA website produced a very interesting paper, some of the highlights of which are set out below.

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