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South Australia is flying rare native seeds back from a British bank to save a species from extinction.

South Australia is flying rare native seeds back from a British bank to save a species from extinction.

Precious native pea seeds collected from the Adelaide Hills 13 years ago are winging their way home from London to help revegetate fire-ravaged land in the region.

“We’ve recalled some seeds back from the Millennium Seed Bank in the United Kingdom – they’ve been in transit in Sydney for a few weeks on their way back,” seed biologist Daniel Duval said.

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Written by production · · Regional Showcase 2020