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High in its vitamin C content, the uncooked ear of corn pictured here, was still in its protective husk, which had been pulled back to a point half way down the ear. Note the filamentous corn silk, which is actually a remnant of the corn plant flower known as the stigma.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Debora Cartagena
Creation Date:2012
Photo Credit:Debora Cartagena
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