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Mathematical Model of Sunflower Head

Caption: This image shows the pattern on the head of a sunflower as generated by a mathematical model of plant growth.

Credit: Matt Pennybacker, University of Arizona.

Usage Restrictions: This photo may be used only to illustrate a story about the research described in the accompanying release, How Nature’s Patterns Form. Please make sure to credit the image to: Matt Pennybacker, University of Arizona.

Related news release: How nature's patterns form


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