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Safflower Seed
 Safflower 

Safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.) is an oilseed crop adapted chiefly to the small-grain production areas of the western Great Plains. Safflower was originally grown for the flowers that were used in making red and yellow dyes for clothing and food preparation. Today this crop is now primarily grown for the oil.

Last updated: 1/20/12