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Duckweed in Flask

Caption: Duckweed is a relatively simple plant with fronds that float on the surface of the water and roots that extend into the water. In the flask on the left, you can see the dormant phase, turions, that have dropped to the bottom.

Credit: Wenquin Wang

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