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Dozus
March 9, 2018
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.500000
Siren Fungus    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Underground)

A parasitic mold with an unusual lifecycle and powerful mind-control properties.

Woofer295
November 16, 2017
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 3
Votes: 5 / 3.100000
Banshee Willow    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Swamp)

An ashen grey willow with pale leaved tendils obscuring it's gnarled trunk. Sitting in the mire of great swamps, rare even in it's natural environment. The Banshee Willow's bark is known to have magical properties. Travelers beware, these trees seem to attract ghosts and other unsavory undead.

Woofer295
November 15, 2017
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.875000
Widowthorn    Lifeforms  (Flora)   (Forest/ Jungle)

A hardy deep blue vine with needle-like thorns and bright orange flowers. If pricked by Widowthorn one should quickly seek the antidote or a natural remedy, the poison secreted by the thorns induces drowsiness and saps one's strength.

axlerowes
October 18, 2017
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 2
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
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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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 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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Comments: 14
Ideas: 1
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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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
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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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
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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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
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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Comments: 15
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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Comments: 14
Ideas: 1
Votes: 13 / 3.692308
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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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
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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Comments: 8
Ideas: 0
Votes: 4 / 3.250000
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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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 10 / 4.300000
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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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
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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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
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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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
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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Comments: 23
Ideas: 0
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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Comments: 17
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 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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Comments: 23
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.

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Tripping over the Golden Bough

       By: Wulfhere

Nearly every primitive culture has had rituals and celebrations to guarantee the proper passage of the seasons and to ensure the fertility of crops and animals. Oversight of these ceremonies was generally the provenance of local kings or priests.

Suppose that the adventurers dispatch one of these fellows. The local peasants may become hysterical, fearing famine and death will stalk the land. Alternatively, they may want one of the new heroes to become king. For a while, this can be a good thing, but the first time that the crops fail, the superstitious locals will want to sacrifice their new leader.

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