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self-seed

[self-seed] /sɛlfˈsid/
verb (used without object), Botany
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  • While not considered invasive, its creeping habit and tendency to self-seed can make it a vigorous grower.
  • Decreased self-fertility would lower the amount of self-seed production during alfalfa cultivar seed increase stages.
  • Plants tend to be short-lived under cultivation, but may self-seed under the right conditions, such as in a gravel mulch.
  • Although the original plants will last only a season or two, they will self-seed readily to form new plants.
  • Avoid plants that self-seed or spread aggressively beyond where they are planted.
  • Although the original plants will last only a season or two, they will self-seed readily.
  • They are easily grown from seed and will self-seed, as well.
  • But perhaps cancers are large because they self-seed, and self-seeding is a step toward distant seeding.

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