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Stage 3: R-2

The immature bud elongates 0.5 to 2.0 cm above the nearest leaf attached to the stem. Disregard leaves attached directly to the back of the bud.

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R-2 Stage

Name: R-2 Stage
Description: Sunflower plant in R-2 stage
ID Name: SUN111308F
Credits: NDSU Ext. Bulletin 25
Size: 84K

Sunflower Bud

Name: Sunflower Bud
Description: A close-up of a sunflower bud in the R-2 growth stage.
ID Name: SUN253
Size: 251K

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