mystic mystic at lcc.net
Thu Jun 11 23:34:09 EST 1998

> My friend and I were having a debate the other day about tumbleweed.
> The basic point of contention was where tumbleweed grows.  Does it grow
> in the ground and then die, uproot and tumble, or does it grow as it
> tumbles along?  Any insights would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks!!

It grows, sets seed, and then dries up and breaks off at ground level
and tumbles along, scattering seeds as it goes.  If new places to grow
will not come to the tumbleweed, then the tumbleweed must go to new
places to grow.


More information about the Plantbio mailing list