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University of Washington

Kneeling Angelica and Pollinators

Caption: Kneeling angelica plants along streams bloom in concert with returning salmon because a booming population of blowflies seek nectar - and spread pollen - before laying their eggs on salmon carcasses.

Credit: Peter Lisi/University of Washington

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