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axlerowes
October 18, 2017
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The Gromgrom Bush    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Mountains)

An evergreen shurbery that can forsee the future. Also a very sought after item for high end landscaping.

BeatDropGaming
October 11, 2017
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Votes: 2 / 3.000000
BOOM-puffs    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Plains)

These flowers give an... explosive suprise to those who would pick it for its silver stem and gold petals.

Moonlake
October 27, 2014
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Votes: 4 / 3.625000
Mistflowers    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Plains)

An addition for the Whimsical Flora Codex (based on my Crunalan society in my Dragon Empire setting)

Murometz
March 7, 2014
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Votes: 5 / 4.800000
A Dozen Unusual Flowers    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Any)

From the same school of thought as, "Hey GM, which book did I just randomly pull from the shelf of the wizards' library?" No plot hooks here, just flavor additions.

valadaar
November 6, 2013
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Votes: 8 / 3.750000
Shrinkstools    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Shrinkstools are a powerfully enchanted toadstool, typically found in enchanted forests or other secluded magical locations. Watch your step.

Nobody
October 3, 2013
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Votes: 4 / 3.250000
Volcano Trees    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Mountains)

A heat resistant tree with stone bark and leaves, that only lives in volcanic areas.

Part of my series on pseudo-magical world building

caesar193
May 19, 2013
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 15 / 3.700000
Friars Weed    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Swamp)

Found, normally, deep in the swamp, the Friar's Weed's poison is something to be watched for.

caesar193
May 5, 2013
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Ideas: 1
Votes: 12 / 3.583333
Flowers Of Innocence    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (City/ Ruin)

Also called the Flowers of Childhood, they look like they were taken straight from a fairytale. But they have a darker side.

axlerowes
January 6, 2013
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Votes: 2 / 3.250000
The Saulberry    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Plains)

The food of the Gods: specifically a bitter sappy God.

Strolen
September 16, 2012
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Tracker Bush    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Any)

Those attuned with magic and nature can use this plant to quickly identify what might be traveling or living in its area by their footfalls.

Forganthus
August 31, 2012
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Tumble Melon Tree    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Forest/ Jungle)

A tree that sends roaming fruit on a singular quest.

Scrasamax
August 12, 2012
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Votes: 4 / 4.375000
The Groves of the Fire Lord    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Other)

The land of Airithrin is a horrible place, a land of reeking fumes and geysers of flame, lakes of lava and the strange life forms that emerge when elementals breed with mundane creatures

caesar193
August 9, 2012
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Votes: 4 / 4.000000
The Great Tree    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Any)

"Aye, lad, the Great Tree- its got a branch in each world, and each branch is a world. If one were to find the place this world, this branch, met the main trunk, like I did, they could go to them other worlds. 'Course, you'd be some kinda poison, or, or, disease to the Tree, and that damn tree got one hell of an immune system. When me an' me buddies entered her trunk, she put up one hell of a fight. We fought for hours through every protection system she had, and all to get lost is this world fulla strange elves who glamoured us, trying to keep us as pets. We barely got back." -Old Gerald, man in the pub

Borrowed shamelessly from Norse mythology (see Yggdrassil, the World Tree), the Great Tree both connects and is worlds.

Cheka Man
July 12, 2012
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Votes: 4 / 3.375000
Slow Death Cap    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Forest/ Jungle)


The Slow Death Cap looks, to those who don't know what they are looking at, like an edible mushroom, but eating it is one of the most unwise things anybody could possibly do.

OmegaDraco
July 9, 2012
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Votes: 11 / 4.227273
The Qualm    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Space)

The Qualm is a giant mass of tentacles and leaves with hundreds of mouth-like pods lined with teeth. It is about 1/8 of the size of Earth's moon, and it travels through space looking for nutrient rich planets that it can suck dry.

clydedavis
June 25, 2012
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Votes: 5 / 4.000000
Clypse    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Swamp)

A strange magical plant known for it's psychosis-inducing effects, commonly used in poisons, alchemy, rituals, and illicit drugs.

Includes: Appearance, Toxin Information, Harvesting and Uses, Signs, Plot-Hooks.

Roack
February 10, 2012
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.800000
Turtle Lotus    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Water)

A response to Dragonlordmax's Freetext Friday. Specifically, Exotic Mounts.

Thanks to axlerowes for help fleshing out the details and helping me tie it in further with the rest of the setting.

Scrasamax
January 25, 2012
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Votes: 11 / 3.909091
Hemangini Tree    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Any)

A coveted tree, 100 words

hylandpad
September 21, 2011
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Sylvan Incubus Tree    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The Sylvan Incubus is a common name for the plant Dendrophagia Necrofoenae, a member of the Necrofoenae family. Like all Necrofoenae, it feasts on the dead - but it is one of the few that actually murders it's prey, before it feasts.

-Court Herbologist Gertrard di Vini, from his tome "dyFoenis Terrae Modae" - On the Plants of New Terra

hylandpad
September 16, 2011
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Haemorosa    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Other)

The flower commonly known as "Blood Petal,"  Haemorosa is a member of the Necrofoenae family - a family of plants that exhibit a disturbing affinity for the dead.

-Court Herbologist Gertrard di Vini, from his tome "dyFoenis Terrae Modae" - On the Plants of New Terra

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Nomadic Library

       By: Murometz

Saril had a dream. To open a library in the windswept wastes of Naarish, so that the people of the many villages and towns spread over the hundreds of leagues of desert could discover the joys of his books. For a whole year he kept his library open, but alas, almost no one came.

That is when Saril came up with his new idea. If people didn't travel to read his books, he would travel to them! Saril closed his library, hired a team of twelve camels, loaded up the beasts with all of his books and proceeded to invent the first nomadic library.

Now children and adults alike, looked forward to hearing the bells of Saril's camels as he entered their villages, as he tirelessly traversed the deserts in a long circuitous route, visiting every village and town he came across, in turn. It came to pas that Saril's traveling library came to some fame, and that is how the folk of Naarish became literate.

A word of warning though. Naarish has only six thousand volumes. He deals with those that lose or steal his tomes quite "harshly", by bypassing the town or village which was responsible for losing one of his books for that calendar year.

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