Dec. 30, 2018

yellow avens

Here's one reason these plants are so successful.  The pistils of each ovary lengthen, and develop a hook on the end.  The seeds then grab any passing critter and ride along.  Camels in it's namesake Aleppo, or Bobs in Michigan, it doesn't discriminate.  I'm a little surprised it hasn't found a way to the southern hemisphere.