A seed lands on Earth in a desert or plain. The story was told through the point of view of a plant, and later a crow. The plant is conscious and eventually kills the crow, then takes over the planet by spreading seed I think. It was a short story.

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"Seeds of the Dusk" by Raymond Z. Gallun?

A description found online:

Its 31 pages give us an insight into the lives and fates of three species: an alien invading plant intelligence; the descendants of crows; and the descendants of Man. Into this short tale are packed great events and an unforgettable, haunting mood which is well encapsulated in the title.

  • That's definitely it. I read this story in the anthology 'Adventures in Time and Space', a fantastic collection of gold and silver age SF.
    – gymbrall
    Apr 5, 2012 at 20:20
  • @ApproachingDarknessFish gymbrall isn't the OP (nor is there any reason to think that both accounts are the same person).
    – Rand al'Thor
    May 5, 2018 at 19:07

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