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Botanical Wednesday: Splish-splash

This is a plant that uses water splatter to spread its seeds, as explained on the Australian Geographic site.

Comments

  1. #1 Joe Willis
    Quincy, CA
    December 20, 2012

    Seems analogous to our Birds Nest Fungus in the northern Sierra Nevada.

  2. #2 Mette Kirsch
    Saint Cloud, MN
    December 30, 2012

    I was just thinking the same about the Bird Nest Fungi I remember from my college education in Denmark, Cyathus striatus and Crucibulum laeve come to mind. Fun stuff.