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If you eat bread stuffing or grain-fed turkey this Thanksgiving, give thanks to the grasses — a family of plants that includes wheat, oats, corn and rice.
The cactus, stalwart of the desert, has quite a story to tell about the evolution of plant communities found the world over.
Around 30 to 40 million years ago, grasses on Earth underwent an epic evolutionary upheaval.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.