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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.

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on Saturday 14 February 2015 by Martin Mergili
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