Evening Star - Plants

Plants

  • Oenothera biennis, a medicinal plant
  • Mentzelia pumila (Velcro Stickleaf) and other species of Mentzelia

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Famous quotes containing the word plants:

    He who plants a tree
    Plants a hope.
    Lucy Larcom (1826–1893)

    We have been God-like in our planned breeding of our domesticated plants and animals, but we have been rabbit-like in our unplanned breeding of ourselves.
    —A.J. (Arnold Joseph)

    What I did not yet know so intensely was the hatred of the white American for the black, a hatred so deep that I wonder if every white man in this country, when he plants a tree, doesn’t see Negroes hanging from its branches.
    Jean Genet (1910–1986)