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Phil Clove
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Much of them are legumes with pods, as far as I know, but are there any that disperse with the wind?
 
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This article lists at least one http://waynesword.palomar.edu/plfeb99.htm as well as giving a good explanation of what to look for in trying to determine if a seed may be wind dispersed.

While not exactly wind dispersal, this article http://www.healthguidance.org/entry/6421/1/Plants-Must-Disperse-Their-Seeds.html speaks of forceful dehiscence which is basically exploding seedpods that throw the seeds a surprising distance. It says that's fairly common for legumous species. Look for the word FORCEFUL in all caps at the beginning of a paragraph a little over halfway down the page.
 
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