Bud Stage

Some articles on buds, stage, bud stage:

Arnika - Heliotropism Misconception
... Although immature flower buds exhibit this behaviour, the mature flowering heads point in a fixed (and typically easterly) direction throughout the day ... The uniform alignment results from heliotropism in an earlier development stage, the bud stage, before the appearance of flower heads (anthesis) ... The buds are heliotropic until the end of the bud stage, and finally face East ...

Famous quotes containing the words stage and/or bud:

    The stage was our school, our home, our life.
    Lillian Gish (1893–1993)

    “... The state’s one function is to give.
    The bud must bloom till blowsy blown
    Its petals loosen and are strown;
    And that’s a fate it can’t evade
    Unless ‘twould rather wilt than fade.”
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)