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Sunflowers are a perennial favorite of late summer. Their name implies that they are sun worshipers that track and turn to face the sun. However, once they are fully mature, they are resolutely turned to the East as you can see in the second photo shown below.

Sunflower turned toward the sun.

Sunflower. It was a very windy day, and perhaps I caught this one as the wind tried to twist it to face the sun.

Sunflower turned away from the sun.

Sunflower turned away from the late afternoon sun.

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