Why is there so much variability in the kinds of flowers?  Is there one kind that is better than others?

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Variability is essential to survival, adaptation, and evolution.  Genetic recombination of DNA ensures continued variety which allows all species the best chance of survival in various environments.   All species of plants and animals are ridden with variety to ensure survival.  The variety allows for the process of natural selection to occur.

Natural selection, or survival of the fittest, is based on the idea that organisms with the best adaptations for an environment will survive...

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