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Botanical Nerd Word: Anemochory

Anemochory: Dispersal of fruits and seeds by wind.*

Milkweed pods (Asclepias tuberosa) are opening up and releasing their fluffy seeds in the garden and ravine.

*Kesseler, R. & Stuppy, W. (2006). Seeds: Time capsules of life. Buffalo: Firefly Books.

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