Outrageous Seeds

The insides of a seed carry the huge variety of genes necessary to make an oak tree or a prickly pear — or a marigold or lettuce. Here are some more extremes that seeds can go to.

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You can't see some seeds without the help of a powerful microscope: The seeds of these orchids are tinier than a single grain of pollen or a speck of dust.

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