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- Friends of the San Pedro: Wiles and guiles of plants at the SPRNCA
Ginny Bealer photo Fruit distributed by animal: Devil’s Claw, Proboscidea parviflora. If a plant species relies on wind for pollination, its pollen-producing stamens and seed-producing pistils will be exposed to open air, and other flower parts, like petals and sepals, will be small or missing entirely. It would be a waste of energy for these plants to make their flowers showy, fragrant, or ...
June 16, 2013 - The Sierra Vista Herald