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self-sow

[self-soh] /sɛlfˈsoʊ/
verb (used without object), self-sowed, self-sown or self-sowed, self-sowing. Botany
1.
to sow or propagate itself naturally from seeds that have been dropped.
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  • They're a wonderful overwintering plant and self-sow readily.
  • And the seeds that fall to the ground will self-sow.
  • It is an annual that must be planted each year unless it happens to self-sow.
  • In moist cool gardens, bottle gentian will self-sow readily but does not become invasive.

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