Aberystwyth University scientist Dr John Warren noticed exposed coastal flowers had long stalks that could easily be damaged by the wind, while their related Alpine species tended to flower in cushions on the ground.
His paper, Do Flowers Wave to Attract Pollinators? appeared in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology and has attracted acclaim from the Smithsonian Magazine to local papers as far afield as St Helena, South Atlantic.
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