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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