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Uretiti Beach | Tumbleweeds
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The strategy of releasing part of its above-ground structure (tumbleweed, containing the propagules) helps plants in windy, poorly vegetated environments such as deserts or beaches to spread around. The propagules are released as soon as a favourable (e.g., moist) place is reached.

Saturday 14 February 2015 by Martin Mergili in Australia and Oceania / New Zealand | North Island (2908 visits)