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Seed dispersal

Last year and this year, an aroid seedling emerged in my front yard.  It is 
unlike anything I grow, so it had to have been dispersed by local wildlife.  
It emerged last April in a place beside my front sidewalk, went dormant 
after a few weeks, and re-emerged this year.  It seems to be about the same 
fragility this year; probably because poppies out-competed it while it was 
newly-emerged.  It will be moved this year when it starts to go dormant to 
somewhere I can better pamper it.

An arum italicum (I assume) was brought and thoughtfully planted under my 
cherry tree last summer.  I think squirrels brought it.  Usually they just 
take things away, so it is nice they are bringing me presents.  They also 
brought me a new kind of colchicum last year.  The year before they brought 
me sternbergia.  No, I won't consider shipping them to anyone else! LOL  
Usually I would rather shoot the miserable thieves, but that is against the 
law in this city.  No guns allowed.

Is it likely they are collecting the seeds of aroids?  They gather fruit and 
nuts from a wide variety of things here, but I wouldn't have thought they 
would enjoy aroid fruit!  Any thoughts?  Or possibly birds or insects 
brought the seed.  Lousy place for it though.

Grove City OH zone 6

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