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Native wildflowers bank on seeds underground to endure drought


March 1, 2018

Native wildflowers were surprisingly resilient during California's most recent drought, even more so than exotic grasses. To see this resilience, University of California, Davis, researchers, in a new study, had to look underground to the seed bank. Native wildflowers increased the seeds they stored underground by 201 percent during the drought.Full Story

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