by Margaret Warner Morley

Description: Engaging account of why seeds travel and how they do it. Learn how some seeds fly, others float, and still others are shot away. Then find out two ways in which animals play a role in seed dispersal. Numerous black and white illustrations complement the text.

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Ages:  8-11
Length:  104 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2009
ISBN:  978-1-59915-317-9
Genres:  Natural History, Nature Study

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Table of Contents

1. Why Plants Travel
2. Dandelions 
3. Thistles 
4. Milkweeds 
5. Lettuce 
6. Clematis 
7. Asters and Golden-Rod 
8. The Willow 
9. Cattails 
10. Geraniums 
11. Cotton 
12. Other Fly-Aways 
13. Maples 
14. Elms 
15. Ash Trees 
16. Pines 
17. Seeds That Fly without Wings or Plumes 
18. Other Seeds That Are Moved by the Wind 
19. Tumbleweeds 

20. Burdocks
21. Cockleburs and Sand Spurs 
22. Tick Trefoil 
23. Stick-Tights 
24. Agrimony and Other Weeds 
25. Flax 
26. Mistletoe 
27. Other Plants with Sticky Seeds or Seed Pods 
28. Wanderers That Float 
29. The Hickory 
30. Walnuts and Butternuts 
31. The Chestnut 
32. Other Edible Seeds 
33. Berries 
34. Cherries 
35. Apples 
36. Oxalis 
37. Witch-Hazel 
38. Touch-Me-Not

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