Watch the Rose of Jericho come back to life
The Rose of Jericho earned the nickname “resurrection plant” because it’s one of the most resilient plants on Earth.
During particularly dry weather, this desert plant curls into a tight ball, and it can survive in this state for years. When it’s exposed to moisture again, the Rose of Jericho unfurls its leaves.
In this video, a Rose of Jericho comes back to life over several hours after being exposed to water.
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