Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 22, 2019

Striped Maple Trees Often Change Sexes

ScienceDaily reports on Striped maple trees often change sexes, with females more likely to die: Rutgers study shows how switching sexes could threaten populations

Although pollen has covered cars for weeks and allergy sufferers have been sneezing, we think of sex as being the realm of animals. But plant sex can be quite interesting, especially in species that can have male or female flowers. Researchers have now found that striped maple trees can change sex from year to year.

Source: Striped maple trees often change sexes, with females more likely to die: Rutgers study shows how switching sexes could threaten populations — ScienceDaily


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