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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wildflower, wild flowernoun

    wild or uncultivated flowering plant


  1. wildflowernoun

    a wild (uncultivated) flowering plant

  2. wildflowernoun

    a flower from such a plant


  1. Wildflower

    A wildflower is a flower that grows in the wild, meaning it was not intentionally seeded or planted. Yet "wildflower" meadows of a few mixed species are sold in seed packets. The term "wildflower" has been made vague by commercial seedsmen who are interested in selling more flowers or seeds more expensively than when labeled with only its name and/or origin. The term implies that the plant probably is neither a hybrid nor a selected cultivar that is in any way different from the way it appears in the wild as a native plant, even if it is growing where it would not naturally. "Wildflower" is not an exact term. Terms like native species, exotic or, better, introduced species, of which some are labelled invasive species, imported and naturalized are much more accurate. In the United Kingdom, the organisation Plantlife International instituted in 2002 the County Flowers scheme whereby members of the public nominated and voted for a wild flower emblem for their county. The aim was to spread awareness of the heritage of native species and about the need for conservation, as some of these species are endangered. For example, Somerset has adopted the Cheddar Pink, London the Rosebay Willowherb and Denbighshire/Sir Ddinbych in Wales the rare Limestone Woundwort.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wildflower in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wildflower in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of wildflower in a Sentence

  1. William Blake:

    To see a world in a grain of sand and a heaven in a wildflower, hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour.

  2. William Wordsworth:

    I am already kindly disposed towards you. My friendship it is not in my power to give: this is a gift which no man can make, it is not in our own power: a sound and healthy friendship is the growth of time and circumstance, it will spring up and thrive like a wildflower when these favour, and when they do not, it is in vain to look for it.

  3. Native American Proverb:

    May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day.

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