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Old 04-10-2018, 04:41 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Inziladun View Post
Interesting. I wish the weeds constantly infiltrating my yard would communicate when I mow that they need to stop sprouting there.
Come to think of it, wasn't there a band named along that line?

I doubt Tolkien had any scientific basis for the recurring evidence of sentience of trees in the Old Forest and Fangorn, of course. And the communications in those cases were conscious, and self-aware.

That said, I don't see the idea of low-level floral warnings as all that far fetched. It's seen time and again in insects as an instinctive response, as with bee and ant pheromones.

lol great stuff. maybe they do communicate but cant up and move. I was reading abut trees somewhere that when storms hit the sap stops and the tree gathers in the center of the tree all its sap and saves it in case of a major injury such as a broken limb to send and repair it.
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