John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton

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Ten random things: Reader Request Month, day 29

Ten Ericales:

  1. Ebony (Diospyros ebenum)
  2. Pitcher plant (Sarracenia flava)
  3. Tea (Camellia sinensis)
  4. Kiwi fruit (Actinidia deliciosa)
  5. Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa)
  6. Spotted jewelweed (Impatiens capensis)
  7. Smooth Phlox (Phlox glaberrima)
  8. American Persimmon (Diospyros virginiana)
  9. Boojum tree (Fouquieria columnaris)
  10. Primrose (Primula vulgaris)

Did you know that tea and kiwi fruit were relatives of one another? I sure didn't, but apparently they're both members of the order Ericales. I also didn't know there was such a thing as a boojum tree, and I hope I never see one, since I imagine that to do so would cause me to softly and suddenly vanish away.

Today's list is for caerwynx, who liiiiiiiikes her tea.


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