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Peloria

Peloria is an unusual regularity in the form of a flower that is usually irregular. A flower that is usually asymmetric (say with three petals) is peloric when it “doubles” the number of petals to six and then appears symmetric … Continue reading

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Northern Water Plantain

Northern water plantain (Alisma triviale) is a native perennial. The designation Alisma plantago-aquatica is often misapplied to this member of the Water Plantain Family (Alismataceae). A plantago-aquatica is a plantain of Eurasia that has been introduced to parts of North … Continue reading

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