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Aegeriid larvae are pale, wormlike borers, often injurious to cultivated plants.
They bore in roots and stems for about one year and usually pupate in their
burrows. The currant borer (Ramosia tipuliformis), the most widely distributed
species of ...
Fir club moss (L. selago), a 20- cm-tall plant native on rocks and bog margins in
the Northern Hemisphere, also lacks distinct strobili. Ground pine (L. obscurum),
a 25-cm-tall plant, has underground-running stems. It is native to moist woods ...
Cross-fertilization must occur in dioecious plants (those having male and female
organs on separate individuals) and in all animal species in which there are
separate male and female individuals. Even among hermaphrodites — i.e., those
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