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A type of plant that only lasts as long as the water supply does - Usually with a lifespan of around six weeks.

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... medley of plants bloom as different species thrive. Desert plants must act quickly when heat, moisture and light inform them it's time to bloom. Ephemerals are the sprinters of the plant world, sending flower stalks jetting out in a few days. The peak of this bloom may last for just days or many ...

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by Winter
Wed Sep 28, 2005 1:45 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: New Life
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