What grows in wetland soil after drought?

Dr Lyndsey Vivian                                                                                                                            CSIRO, Canberra, Australia

Soil dug up from a wetland at Barmah Forest, Victoria, Australia. Here we are running an experiment to see what plant species have viable seed in the soil, after many years of drought. Some seeds only germinate if they think there’s a flood. We have filled the green trays with water to emulate a flood.

This photo was originally posted at See My Soil


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