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Keywords: Erodium cicutariumClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (4): 521–529.
Published: 15 February 2011
...Dennis Evangelista; Scott Hotton; Jacques Dumais SUMMARY The filaree ( Erodium cicutarium ), a small, flowering plant related to geraniums, possesses a unique seed dispersal mechanism: the plant can fling its seeds up to half a meter away; and the seeds can bury themselves by drilling...
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