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Originally posted on June 10, 2019
April 11, 2022
The History Guy: History Deserves to Be Remembered on Jun 3, 2019
Dandelions are among the most populous and widespread plants on earth. The secret to their success has to do both with their unique characteristics, and their inextricable connection to humans. The history of humans and dandelions is forever linked in ways that may surprise you.
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