"Flowers of the Field"

Roger Whitehead rgw at office-futures.com
Fri Jun 2 10:17:13 EST 2000


In article <39372E89.D6228E6 at worldnet.att.netNOSPAM>, Aven wrote:
> Is there any species or group of flowers that
> are referred to, or can be referred to, as "flowers of the field"?

A more modern, but less mellifluous, term is "forb". This is any 
broad-leaved herb (in the botanical, not the culinary sense) growing in 
grassland.

Regards,
 
Roger
 
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Roger Whitehead,
Oxted, Surrey, England






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