May 5, 2008

Rapeseed (Brassica napus)

Rapeseed (Brassica napus) is grown extensively in the Loire Valley and is used for biofuel, among other things for animals and humans. As we drove, fields of expansive yellow bordered us on the left and right.

1 comment:

Maria Petrova said...

perfect — i wanted to ask on facebook what these gorgeous flowers are. turns out they are also what canola oil is made from. and so beautiful!

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