Some articles on flower, flowers:
... Oaks supply insect and flower food the acorns are of little value ... Honeysuckle bark is their primary nesting material, and flowers and fruit are used for food ... Bramble flowers and fruits provide food over a long period ...
... Their large, fragrant flowers give them their common name of angel's trumpets, a name sometimes used for the closely related genus Datura ... Brugmansia are woody trees or shrubs, with pendulous, not erect, flowers, that have no spines on their fruit ... are herbaceous bushes with erect (not pendulous) flowers, and most have spines on their fruit ...
... It flowers for a few months during the spring, with small white flowers with pink streaks ... Red or violet flowers also occur rarely ... During the night or when it rains both flowers and leaves contract ...
... The plant produces two types of flowers ... Submerged cleistogamous flowers remain closed and self-pollinate, and flowers that bloom above the surface of the water open into white blossoms and may ...
... The flowers grow in racemes or solitary ... The lip is nonresupinate, so the flower appears upside down compared to most orchids ... The flowers consist essentially of the sepals ...
Famous quotes containing the word flowers:
“But neither milk-white rose nor red
May bloom in prison air;
The shard, the pebble, and the flint,
Are what they give us there:
For flowers have been known to heal
A common mans despair.”
—Oscar Wilde (18541900)
“Nature has from the first expanded the minute blossoms of the forest only toward the heavens, above mens heads and unobserved by them. We see only the flowers that are under our feet in the meadows.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“Then amongst flowers and springs,
Making delightful sport,
Sat lovers without conflict, without flame;”
—Torquato Tasso (15441595)