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November 8, 2005, 7:57 pm

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Pixie Flowers


Pixie flowers are small flowering ground cover. The plant itself is a creeping vine that can cover the side of a building like an ivy.

Pixie flowers are small flowering ground cover. The plant itself is a creeping vine that can cover the side of a building like an ivy. The leaves are broad and waxy to the touch, thick and dark green. The plant is slightly resistant to fire so some villages in its native habitat will encourage the plant to grow over their homes as a fire retardant. This is really more of a cosmetic matter than actual protection.

The plant gains its name from its flowers. During the spring, and early summer, it produces a prolific display of flowers in a riot of colors. One plant can have white, blue, red, purple, yellow, and orange blossoms. The flowers are iridescent in nature, making them very bright and hard not to notice during the daytime. At night, they shimmer and sparkle. The petals of the flower are asymetrical, with two petals drooping low into faux legs, while the upper petals unfold to resemble perhaps the wings of a butterfly.

In some regions, it is called a butterfly Vine rather than Pixie Flower. during the fall it produces hard seed pods that are neither poisonous, nor very nutritious. The pods are carried away by wind and water, and under extreme circumstances will open.

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Herbalists and plant lovers refer to the seeds as Pixie eggs.

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Voted Ancient Gamer
November 8, 2005, 20:32
Solid plant ready for insertion into any setting. I like it.
Voted MoonHunter
November 9, 2005, 0:14
It is a great fantasy plant. Just enough oddness to be a "fantasy plant" yet balanced enough not to be somewhat realistic. The measure of a great wimsical flora is if we could create a psuedo article for it in Sunset, Better Homes and Gardens, or National Geographic, and you would buy that it is a real plant.
Voted manfred
November 9, 2005, 8:21
Nice thing.

And you know that if a famine comes (and there were MANY in history), knowledge of things that are at least barely edible is very important.
Voted Zylithan
November 20, 2005, 17:57
A nice description good for putting in any setting. I like the mild flame retardant aspect.
Voted Cheka Man
February 28, 2006, 17:52
I like it-plain but good.
Voted Michael Jotne Slayer
March 23, 2006, 7:36
Ready for use and realistic in a strange way.
Voted valadaar
March 28, 2007, 11:16
A nice bit of detail for a campaign.

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The PCs encounter a strange set of artistic drawings done on the ground as they pass through a city. It has been done in chalks and no one saw who did it. Wizards might recognize the writing within the colored square as an obscure and dead language with a message stating that a prominent wizard and a retired bard have discovered how to populate Arcadia with the spirits of the dead!

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