Some plants use the wind as the primary means of seed dispersal. This is the case with Taraxacum spp. (Dandelion) as well as others such as Acer spp (Maple).

Seed parachute

Some plants use the wind as the primary means of seed dispersal. This is the case with Taraxacum spp. (Dandelion) as well as others such as Acer spp (Maple).

seed parachute dispersal wind Taraxacum Dandelion Acer Maple

Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2012-08-08
AlbumFlora > Grasses/Herbaceous Plants
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Required AttributionJane Hawkey, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)