Occasionally plants develop in some funny ways. Wild sunflowers are currently in bloom in the area, and this was one that my mom picked because some petals were growing out of its center.
If this sunflower was trying to stand out from the crowd, it succeeded.
Fun fact: A sunflower is actually made up of many flowers. Each petal around the edge is an individual flower (that doesn’t go to seed), and the center consists of hundreds to thousands of tiny flowers.
MACRO MYSTERY #16 reveal:
MACRO MYSTERY #17 clue:
Hint: It’s very likely that you’ve handled some form of this within the week, if not today. If you think you know what it is, you can write your answer in the comment section below. The answer will be revealed next week. Have a happy Labor Day!