25 Sep '11, 12pm

The plant that plants itself! Isn't Mother Nature just fantastic?! via @TreeHugger

The plant that plants itself! Isn't Mother Nature just fantastic?! via @TreeHugger

Photo: Alex Popovkin, Bahia, Brazil A new flowering plant species accidentally discovered in Bahia, Brazil has the unique ability to bow down and deposit its seeds, The tiny white and pink flower in effect replants itself for the next season. The discovery shows the fascinating survival capabilities our flora and fauna and illustrates that we've only just scratched the surface in naming the world's diverse species. Live Science reports that a handyman doing work on property in the lush region of Bahia happened to discover the new flowering plant growing on the property of "amateur botanist" Alex Popovkin. According to Live Science : When the plant's fruits form, the plant slowly bends its small, fruiting branches down, depositing the seed capsules carefully onto the ground -- and sometimes burying them in the soft cover of moss. Geocarpy, which is also practiced by peanut ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/09/newly-discovered-...

Tweets

Story Of Bing - Project 365 : Flower.: [24 Sep ...

storyofbing.com 25 Sep '11, 6pm

It's important to get our priorities in life right at a young age. If not, we would spend our prime years chasing after st...

Your Flower, Your Fragrance

Your Flower, Your Fragrance

Before choosing a perfume, it is very important to realize this, when you use the exact same perfume as other uses, the fr...

Purse Boutique: Green Bohemian Embedded Flower Beads ...: Green Bohemian Embedded Flower Beads Necklace Set Item...

Purse Boutique: Green Bohemian Embedded Flower ...

purseboutique.com 25 Sep '11, 4am

Welcome Please confirm the country where you will want your purchases shipped: Albania Australia Austria Azerbaijan Republ...

Make life easier for migrating butterflies and hummingbirds by growing plants that provide food and rest stops

Make life easier for migrating butterflies and ...

nwf.org 25 Sep '11, 3pm

Meanwhile, the fall migration of the monarch butterfly also is underway. The northernmost members of the species in easter...