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Native wildflowers bank on seeds underground to endure drought


March 1, 2018

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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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