In most cases, if a plant or animal is not a "threat" or a "mcguffin" that is required to complete some quest, most gamers just blow them off. Here these plants are just background. They don’t eat people. They might have some function in the ecology, but they don’t boost players or create magical effects. In short, they are normal plants.
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when a bunch is freshly picked and carried in hand, wildly fluctuating bonuses are gained, die in about 2 weeks, lose magic if put down after harvesting.
magical sword plant, make 2-6 wildly vary in size and some are more powerful than the most powerful magic sword, blooms on time of need, weapons live about a month.
CodexBroad Oaks ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Forest/ Jungle
There are times at night when you think the evil tree spirits are out to get you. They open their eyes. They reach for you, grasping for your soul. When you try to run, the very ground rebels, you trip and fall, often finding the branches reaching for you in the night air.
Creepers ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Desert
"It was another beautiful sunset in the wastes. In the distance I could see an entire meadows worth of plants sliding to a safer place for the night." Exerpt: A Prospector’s Tale, VOL XXIII Blue Guild Press
Dog Pods ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Any
A plant named for its gords, both in the smell of wet dog and for their roughly dog like appearance.
Drooping Trees ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Desert
"Just when I thought it could not get any hotter, we cleared the crest of a small hollow. There was the most magnificent sight, a huge shadey tree hidden in the depression. It must of been there for decades for I had never seen a Drooping Tree that large before and in my decades of prospecting since," Exerpt: A Prospector’s Tale, VOL XXIII Blue Guild Press
Flute Grass ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Any
The Wastes are never silent. There is always a baleful music on the wind.
Fydres ( Lifeforms ) Flora - City/ Ruin
Fydre tried to destroy cities and return people to the Green in his lifetime. His “curse” attempts to drive people out of the cities.
Glacier's Sigh ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Tundra/ Arctic
The delicate flower of the deepest Arctic, bearing the essence of ephemeral purity.
Goldleaf ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Mountains
Prized for the metallic sheen of the foliage, this peculiar plant dwells on the banks of mountain rivers, relying on heavy metals and photoelectric power to spread itself
Headsmans Tree ( Lifeforms ) Fauna - Forest/ Jungle
A tree of somewhat macabre aspect - its coconut-sized fruit have hair-like fronds hanging down, suggesting decapitated heads dangling from the tree.
Isuni Meneratt ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Forest/ Jungle
An extremely exotic tree that is unlike any other. It is used world wide in the finest palaces and establisments…
Jewel-of-the-Mire ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Water
“Like the Jewel of the Mire, the soul is a bright light along the dark path of time. “
King's Finger ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Any
It is a squeeky clean flower.
Liliensa Gigantus Gigantus ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Water
Colossal Water Lilies
Mistflowers ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Plains
An addition for the Whimsical Flora Codex (based on my Crunalan society in my Dragon Empire setting)
Night Eyes ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Mountains
Sometimes, someone is watching in the middle of the night.
Orc Rose ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Any
A careful forester keeps an eye out for the Orc Rose. The presence of Orc Roses in an area often shows that Orcs have been, or are, in the area. This way they can avoid suprises.
Orcweed ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Any
"My god, what is that?"
"Orcweed, sir. Never need a wall with this growing."
Pixie Flowers ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Any
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.
Plutonen Bulbs ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Any
One of the more unnerving of fungi, “Liche Fungus” has its uses…
Prankster Plant ( Lifeforms ) Intelligent Species - Forest/ Jungle
A small magical plant with a love for pulling pranks.
Qanquen Trees ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Forest/ Jungle
The name for and the tree itself come from a land far away. The name means Long Wall in some foreign tongue. It is representative on how these trees grown.
Rose Tree ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Any
Quote from an idea of Strolen: “A series of trees drop super spiny seeds to the ground. Only the most durable shoes can keep the spines from stabbing through.”
Samhain's Kiss ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Any
Samhain’s kiss is an blue starlike flower that signals the end of period of bounty and the period of loss. It is also symbolically linked to “the other side” and is used in a number of traditions.
Scarlett Call ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Any
Scarlett Call: Also known as Blood Tangle, Tryms Mark (Trym being a god of Battle), Hunter’s Eye,Krell’s Mark (Krell being an Evil Spirit whos worship has to deal with blood), Widow’s Tears, Scarlet Call, and Earth’s Wounds. When blood has been shed in anger or waste, The Scarlett Call will be there.
Silverblooms ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Plains
The basis for many a bardic tale of courting and love, these beautiful small flowers symbolize new love to many.
Sky Pods ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Any
A strange sight of the wastes, long green streamers pinned to the sky floating on the wind.
Tatterdemalions-of-the-Flailing-Leper ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Swamp
A higly misunderstood flora.
The Wizard's Rube ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Forest/ Jungle
A bright red flower that faces certain directions all in unison.
Thorn Rolls ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Desert
"Tumbling dang danger" the old old prospector said.
Torren Mangrove ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Swamp
“Evil” often infests swamp. This tree thrives when the other plants wither under the presence of true Evil. However, this is not an evil plant, but a land healing one as nature attempts to reclaim its own.
Treller Vine ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Any
Treller Vines are impressive enough in the jungle, where they wind along trees adding a riot of color. Then they moved to a new neighborhood.
Winded Warrior Resthouse ( Locations ) Establishment - Forest/ Jungle
The establishment is run by an elderly goblin named Sax Stoneswiller. Providing this service to non-goblins is much more lucrative than what he was able to receive with his clan.
Wyvern's Lure ( Lifeforms ) Flora - Other
“ew. What is that smell? Where did it come from?”
“Where did that wyvern come from!”