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Oliver notices a flower growing in his front flowerbed. It is one he has never seen before, and he knows he didn’t plant this flower. Flowering plants have developed ways to disperse seeds in different ways for a reason. Describe two ways seeds are dispersed, and explain why it is important for them to be spread in different places


"Indeed, some fruits exhibit a parachute-like feature that facilitates their aerial survival. For instance, the dandelion showcases a hairy structure that is lightweight, enabling it to effortlessly glide in the wind for dispersion. Conversely, lightweight and buoyant fruit rely on water for dispersion as their seeds can float. Generally, seeds are dispersed through various means, which include gravity, wind, ballistics, water, and animal transport. Plants with spines or hairs exhibit adaptations that enable them to thrive in windy areas by averting excessive drying of their leaves or stems. In arid regions, desert plants have devised unique roots that aid their survival. While some have extensive, shallow roots that can absorb significant amounts of precipitation, others have deep taproots that access subsurface water. You can further explore the beneficial features of taproots by visiting brainly.com/question/28229146 #SPJ1."