Researchers find out why sunflowers always face east


Sunflowers aren’t just lovely to look at, they are also quite interesting. When they are growing, the heads turn back and forth to follow the sun during the day. But when they mature, the steams become stiff and the flower end up facing the East. In a new study, researchers from the University of California have found out why this happens.

Article Credit: Fermin Koop - ZME Science

https://www.zmescience.com/science/researchers-find-out-why-sunflowers-always-face-east/


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