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Washington University in St. Louis

A Polymorphic Trait in Clover

Caption: Evolutionary biologist Ken Olsen and Cynthia Vigueira, then a postdoctoral associate in the Olsen lab, examine white clover in the Washington University greenhouse. One morph of this species of clover releases cyanide gas to discourage nibbling.

Credit: Genevieve Hay

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