Consider first the static form of a simple flower such as a buttercup or daisy.
Some rivals of the purple lilac included the buttercup , goldenrod, Mayflower, wood lily, purple aster, apple blossom, and the evening primrose.
In early spring, white-flowering bulbous cress and waxy yellow swamp buttercup provide bright splashes on the forest floor.
Something besides the dandelions and buttercups glowed golden.
I recall clutching colorful handfuls of pale blue cornflowers, dainty yellow buttercups , fragrant pink wild roses and yes - golden black-eyed Susans.
There are sprinklings of yellow and white from buttercups and clover, and dock weeds tower above the lot.
What happens in plants such as buttercups , in which radially symmetrical flowers are the norm?
The scenery gradually changed from the rolling plains to grassy meadows, with little yellow buttercups dotting the now slightly hilly terrain.
Radially symmetrical flowers, such as buttercups and tulips, have a single type of petal arranged the same way all around a center.
Teresa had made herself a bright yellow dress that reminded Scott of the buttercups and daffodils back east.