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buttercup

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An essence used in the pseudoscience of flower essence therapy, which is believed to provide radiant inner light to help individuals with low self-esteem.

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Buttercup Magic: A Mystery for Megan Abi Burlingham (Piccadilly, pounds 5.
The researchers discovered that the buttercup petal's bright and glossy appearance is the result of the interplay between its different layers.
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): The distinctive glossiness of the buttercup flower (Ranunculus repens), which children like to shine under the chin to test whether their friends like butter, is related to its unique anatomical structure, scientists have revealed.
After a while the boy jumps to his feet and runs around, plucking buttercups.
I think it was living near a lake, perhaps in a wet or marshy area much as buttercups do today'
Dr John Warren has devised a method of calculating the age of meadows by counting the number of buttercups with more than five petals.
In a rare test of paternal behavior in plants, snow buttercup flowers kept from following the sun produced less-viable pollen than unfettered flowers did.
THESE relatives of the buttercup come in many shapes and sizes, some producing beautiful rosettes in spring and summer, in shades from cream to yellow and orange.
Another nice thing is the use of 'simple' flowers like buttercups and blue bells.
I'm about to try again, though, and I'll keep trying until I succeed with this, to me, most beautiful of buttercups
The flowers returned first--fireweed, queen's cup lilies, bluebells, and meadow rue buttercups.