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“The flowers that bloom in the spring (Tra-la) breathe promise of merry sunshine”, Gilbert said in The Mikado. Since flowering plants first appeared over 100 million years ago, they have spread to every continent, even inhospitable Antarctica, where hairgrass and pearlwort grow. Over 200,000 species of flowering plants have been described, but don’t worry, we haven’t tried to include them all. We hope our Flower Quiz breathes the promise of merry sunshine into your day.

Flowers quiz frontispiece: Photograph of Centennial roses

Centennial roses
Photograph by Dorothy Scott, 2007

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