Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to save this software component or follow this series

FLOWER: Stata module to draw sunflower plots


Author Info

  • Nicholas J. Cox

    (University of Durham)

  • Thomas Steichen



flower draws sunflower plots, plots that display a bivariate dataset using 'sunflower' symbols to show the number of observations at or near each x-y point. By default, the sunflower plot shows the number of points with exactly identical x and y values. Otherwise, binning on either the y axis or the x axis or both may define intervals. Points within the interval are counted and plotted at the center of the interval. This routine is superseded as of Stata 8.1 by the official command sunflower.

Download Info

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
File URL:
File Function: program code
Download Restriction: no

File URL:
File Function: help file
Download Restriction: no

Bibliographic Info

Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S393001.

as in new window
Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 6.0
Date of creation: 31 Oct 1999
Date of revision:
Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s393001

Note: This module may be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install flower". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
Contact details of provider:
Postal: Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill MA 02467 USA
Phone: 617-552-3670
Fax: +1-617-552-2308
Web page:
More information through EDIRC

Order Information:

Related research

Keywords: graphics; scatter plots; sunflower plots;


This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.


Access and download statistics


When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s393001. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Christopher F Baum).

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.