“Rip Van Winkle” plants can remain dormant for 20 years to survive through difficult times

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(Natural News) The fictional character Rip Van Winkle slept for 20 years and missed the American Revolution. Now, researchers have identified more than a hundred different real-life plants that can go dormant for just as long in order to make it through unfavorable periods, a EurekAlert article stated. The research team counted at least 114…

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