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Fresh morning dew on a Water Horsetail (Equisetum fluviatile)

By | January 9, 2013

Wikimedia, Luc Viatour

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mvieytez

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January 11, 2013

I believe this is not morning dew but excess water that leaves the plant's stoma becasue of the change of temperature from day time to night time; the water uptake from the plant, I imagine was greater than the ability of the plant cells in the leaf to store it, so the excess water leaves the plant by the leaves.

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