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Visitors take selfies at the Sunflower field along Jarrettsville Pike.
Visitors take selfies at the Sunflower field along Jarrettsville Pike. (Jerry Jackson / Baltimore Sun)

A sunflower field in northern Harford County is getting so much attention that police are asking motorists to stop parking on the side of the highway to snap selfies.

The Bel Air Barrack of Maryland State Police posted on Facebook Monday asking visitors to stop parking along Jarrettsville Pike near Hess Road "to photograph the sunflower field."

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The post continued: "It creates a tremendous traffic hazard as well as a danger to the pedestrians."

Sunflower fields became a trending topic on social media over the weekend as fields in locations throughout the country bloomed with the gold and black flowers.

The field in Harford County became a popular spot for visitors looking to take selfies and family photos.

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