Sunflowers, in visible spectrum on left half (yellow colors) and UV spectrum on right half (purple and white colors).
Sunflowers’ Bee-Attracting Ultraviolet Also Helps Retain Moisture
The dual purposes of the plants’ hidden colors may conflict as the climate warms, authors of a new study suggest.
Sunflowers’ Bee-Attracting Ultraviolet Also Helps Retain Moisture
Sunflowers’ Bee-Attracting Ultraviolet Also Helps Retain Moisture

The dual purposes of the plants’ hidden colors may conflict as the climate warms, authors of a new study suggest.

The dual purposes of the plants’ hidden colors may conflict as the climate warms, authors of a new study suggest.

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