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Z is for Zaria

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Z is for Zaria

A-Z Latin and Common names of plants.

A is for Acanthus Mollis the Latin name but this does teach us
B is for the common name we know it as bears Breaches.

C is for Campanula some are short and some of them tower
D is for the common name the pretty blue Dalmatian Bellflower

E is for Erigeron a daisy like flower not keen on the rain
F is for its common name, a strange sounding Fleabane.

G is for Galtonia its nodding head like a bowing nymph
H is for the common name the snowdrop or summer Hyacinth.

I is for Imperata Ruba not so hardy let me tell you alas
J is for the common name It’s known as Japanese Blood Grass.

K is for Kniphoria Triangularis a tall flower when unfurled
L is for the common name the pretty Light of the World.

M is for Morus nigia a stately tree with hearts shaped leaves 
N is not for the common name but NEEDS care when pruning as it bleeds 

Oenothera biennis is for an ephemeral beauty a perfume delicate on the nose 
P is for the common name, and we know it as the Evening Primrose.

Q is for Quercus Ruba a fast growing plant that looks tremendous against a wall
R is for the red leaves that this plant displays when in the fall

S is for Salvia greggii you will of heard of this I’ll will wage
T is for its common name we know it as a Texas Sage.

U is for Ugni a fruiting tree with leathery leaves that is second to none
V is for variety in fact in this tree there is only one.

W is for Wisteria that loves to ramble up wires and twist
X is for Xeranthemum the flowers are straw like and crisp

Y is for the Yucca plant a flowering beauty that last for weeks
Z is for Zantedeschia a lily, a variety of colours for you to seek.

© 27/03/2013 

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  1. Date: 4/18/2013 7:24:00 PM

    Mandy, Congratulations with your awesome poem in one of the best contest I've seen this year. It has been an honor in viewing all of Cyndi's ABC Couplet winners. I would have never pulled off this form or idea.... * xox-PD

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 2:43:00 PM

    Congrats on your winning work..Sara

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 11:47:00 AM

    ~GG~ Big congrats and big hugs!! I will have to remember these. Lol. Live you Deb

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 3:25:00 AM

    Congrats on the HM, Mandy!! Jag

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 10:53:00 PM

    So unique. Many congrats for this win.

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 11:00:00 AM

    Loved it Mandy, Have a brill Easter, hugs Seren

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 2:57:00 AM

    Mandy Happy Easter...David

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 11:39:00 PM

    wow, so educational. Cyndi is getting so many awesome ABC poems. her daughter is going to own the best set of ABC lessons of all the kids in her city!

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 1:07:00 PM

    outstanding write Mandy..... best wishes

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 3/28/2013 1:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Joseph happy Easter to you xx
  1. Date: 3/28/2013 12:42:00 PM

    Hi Mandy very clever idea to use plants and Latin names good luck and have a Happy Easter...

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 3/28/2013 1:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks David and happy Easter to you and yours xx
  1. Date: 3/28/2013 7:40:00 AM

    Fine effort, Mandy, wish you good luck:) Jag

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 3/28/2013 8:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Jag xx
  1. Date: 3/28/2013 7:18:00 AM

    This is awesome Mandy, I have tried a couple times to write one of these and I get stuck on certain letters ugh LOL Well done

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 3/28/2013 8:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Donald, I am sure you will do a wonderful ABC xx
  1. Date: 3/28/2013 5:39:00 AM

    Wow...I love this!!! Good luck in the contest.. :)

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 3/28/2013 8:24:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Pace xx
  1. Date: 3/27/2013 1:39:00 PM

    The thought and the time that went into making this poem-both justify a great work of art!

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 3/28/2013 8:24:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    why thank you Ndaba i really appreciate your comment xx
  1. Date: 3/27/2013 10:49:00 AM

    what university of life did you come from, your subject matter no matter what, is always so fresh, so knowledgeable, and then there is the wonderful poetry you weave it all into. does not get much better than this Golden Girl..

    Tams The Golden Girl Avatar Mandy Tams The Golden Girl Date: 3/28/2013 8:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks harry you are so good for my ego lol xx