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Why does the author mention "seeds of the arctic lupine"? A. To argue that members of the pea family are extremely resistant to cold temperature B. To provide information about what ancient lemmings ate during their long resting periods C. To provide an example of an organism with a resting stage that has many different levels of suppression of physiological activities D. To support that some resting stages last an extremely long time.