Sunday, June 24, 2007

She's an Almost-Maneater

Random fact for the day, courtesy of Wikipedia:


The plant known as Shepherd's Purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris), aside from being edible and known as a local delicacy in parts of China, is apparently considered "borderline carnivorous" because its seeds, when wet, become sticky then entrap and kill aquatic insects.

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