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Witness the amazing corkscrew seed of Erodium cicutarium


 
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:36 am    Post subject: Witness the amazing corkscrew seed of Erodium cicutarium Reply with quote

This is time lapse of the seed of Common stork's-bill - Erodium cicutarium

A hairy, sticky annual, its stems bear bright pink flowers, arranged in loose cluster, and often have dark spots on the bases. It produces a long seed-pod, shaped very much like the bill of a stork, which bursts open in a spiral when ripe, sending the seeds (which have little feathery parachutes attached) into the air.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

did you make the film yourself excellent.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not my vid, Greengage.
I just stumbled across it and thought the members might be interested to see it.
A nice one to show to young folk that just think seeds are seeds and they're all the same.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Any idea what length of a time frame that is over? Under artificial light maybe as the light intensity didn't change.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Any idea what length of a time frame that is over? Under artificial light maybe as the light intensity didn't change.


Don't know to be honest.
This other one I found is sped up X 64 ........... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1vOSAqcKa8

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 12:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Truly amazing. Thanks James.
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