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Why is it that some plants take years to bloom, but then only bloom for like 5 mins?



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Dear Chuck,

Every plant species has evolved its own blooming strategy, largely in adaptation to climate, pollinators, and fruit dispersal.

Sincerely,

Anthony R. Brach


The only real goal of a living thing is to reproduce. The flowers are the reproductive part of a plant. The plants you refer to flower long enough to be pollinated and then seeds are made. This plant has done its duty and then can either die or go on just being.

Van Hoeck



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