the Seeds of Science

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By the end of the season, we’ve collected seeds from 80 populations, ready to be potted up in a greenhouse. I’ll be growing up these seeds to see how well they do under different environmental conditions and explore which plant characteristics are advantageous under wet or dry treatments. Stay tuned for results.


Published on May 14, 2015 at 2592 × 1944 in Searching for monkeyflowers in California