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March 24th, 2008
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Why is it a compass rose, when roses have fivefold symmetry?

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From:siliconshaman
Date:March 24th, 2008 12:35 pm (UTC)
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Because wild dog roses have fourfold symmetry.
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From:dianavilliers
Date:March 24th, 2008 08:01 pm (UTC)
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Are you sure about that? My memory and page one of a google image search would disagree.
http://www.herbdatanz.com/wild_rose_pictue_monograph.htm
From:siliconshaman
Date:March 24th, 2008 09:24 pm (UTC)
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yeah...seems I misremembered. Not surprising, not doing so well today.
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From:wcg
Date:March 24th, 2008 12:37 pm (UTC)
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I have no idea, but it is beautiful.
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From:shoobear
Date:March 25th, 2008 02:07 am (UTC)
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That's cool AND purty! :)
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