SEM of Galium aparine
Scanning electron microscope image of Galium aparine. Common names include, Catchweed, Bedstraw, Sticky Willy, Goose Grass, and Cleavers. This unique plant has seeds covered in burs similar to Velcro. The seeds are dispersed by getting stuck in animals fur. The magnification on this image is 45x and represents an area 2 mm wide on the seed.
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