Plants planting themselves

> Formerly straight roots would develop bends after a newer root
> penetrated the soil, so it looks as if the new roots were doing the
> pulling, although I can't imagine how they did it.
> I wonder how many other aquatic plants can plant themselves.  Has
> anybody else seen this happen?

Interesting. I plant lilies (in "dry" ground). They have roots that pull
the bulbs down too. I can't remember the name for this but there is one.
Some lilies "disappear" after many years because the roots pull the bulbs
down too deep for the above-ground growth to reach the surface.

Greg. Tong
San Francisco, CA, USA
gtong at sirius_com

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