jsmithjamessmith at YAHOO.COM
Mon Jun 18 14:03:33 UTC 2001
Daffodil, jonquil, buttercup...they're all narcissi
(or is it narcissae?)
--- Alice Faber <faber at HASKINS.YALE.EDU> wrote:
> Kim & Rima McKinzey said:
> >>Then there's the whole daffodil/buttercup
> >There is? To me, daffodils are those tall,
> multibloom stalky flowers
> >and buttercups are short, little, clovery yellow
> ground cover sorts
> >of flowers.
> Agreed. All they share is the color (and then if you
> hold a buttercup up
> against a daffodil, there is a subtle difference in
> To me, the real controversy has to do with whether
> the stalky flowers are
> daffodils or narcissus.
> Alice Faber
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