Use of the word "Seedling"

Rodger Whitlock
Thu, 15 Sep 2011 08:10:49 PDT
On 14 Apr 2011, at 13:40, dave s wrote:

> A plant from seed will have a unique individual genotype...

Not in all cases. Plants that practice apomixy have seedlings identical to the 
(single) parent. Most common example: dandelions. Many Rubus species are also 

I have no idea if any of the geophytes this mailing list focuses on are 
apomictic, however. Perhaps the more botanically minded subscribers can 
enlighten us?

Rodger Whitlock
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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