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Added: Briann Woody - Date: Another attempt at poetry gone awry. Yet we must press on. We must try and try! In addition to being the subject of countless poems, roses are one of the most popular and recognizable flowers in the world today. A dozen of them can make your sweetheart swoon on Valentine's Day!
Roses have been around a long, long time. Native to the United States, the oldest fossilized rose imprint was found on a slate deposit in Florissant, Colorado. Scientists believe it is 35 million years old! Roses have been such a popular flower over the years that gardeners have developed several thousand different types of roses! In fact, some experts estimate there are more than 30, different varieties of roses around the world today. Roses are mentioned often in music lyrics and literature.
They symbolize strong emotions, such as love and romance. Depending upon the color of the rose, it can have many specific meanings. For example, yellow roses represent friendship. White roses symbolize purity and sincerity. The most popular, the red rose, conveys feelings of romance and passion. The delicate petals of roses contain oils that can be used to make various perfumes and fragrances. Have you ever noticed how many perfumes try to mimic the sweet natural smell of a fresh rose?
Unfortunately, almost all roses also come with thorns. Or do they? Although most people use the term "thorn" to describe those sharp protrusions that line most rose stems, botanists would actually call them by another name: "prickles. In botanical terms, "thorn" describes a sharp, strong protrusion that is embedded into the woody structure of a plant's stem or branches. Thorns usually can't be broken off easily. Since they don't have deep roots within the plant, prickles are much easier to break off.
Unless you're a botanist, you probably don't know about prickles, so we'll call them thorns for purposes of our discussion. The bushes that roses usually grow on can be a prickly pun totally intended! Some scientists speculate that roses might have thorns to protect them from being eaten by animals attracted by their wonderful smell. Not all roses have thorns, though. Most do, but there are a very few varieties of completely thornless roses. These types of roses are great for planting along walkways or using in gardens tended by younger children.
Ready to extend your learning about roses? Find a friend or family member to help you explore one or more of the following activities:. We love to hear that, helloworld! What new and interesting information did you discover from this Wonder? Thank you for the clarification, nothorns! We have edited the Wonder text above to be more precise. Hi, Michael!
That's very true! Always keep your positive outlook! Hey there, Danielle, thanks so much for telling us all about your awesome class and Wonder Wednesday! We really enjoyed reading your comment and how much you enjoy roses. We bet your mom will love your thoughtful Mothers Day present. Thank you for telling us all about what you learned and how you will take great care of your very own rose bush! Thanks for visiting us today, Natalia! We Wonder if you learned anything new about beautiful and thorny roses today? We hope you keep your eyes open for the thorns while you have awesome adventures in your neighborhood this summer!
Hey there, Detective Jillian! Thanks for sharing your comments today! We are so sorry to hear that you had a run-in with a thorny rose in the past, but we're thrilled to hear that you've learned something new with us today! Thanks for sharing your prediction! We most certainly do, Belyndise! Thanks for sharing your thoughtful comment! We're so glad to have a Wonder Friend like you! Those are terrific thoughts, Jade!
Do you prefer roses of a certain color? Which is YOUR favorite? Thanks so much for your suggestion, as well! We will certainly keep that in mind for future Wonders! In the meantime, you should check out some of our past Wonders about plants! That's a good point, Leah! Most roses have thorns, but some may be removed in the process of traveling from place to place, like a flower shop!
Great question, Ethan! There are so many varieties of roses that it is possible, but usually it has more to do with the type of rose, than the color of the rose. Great Wonder! Great point, Justin B! We wouldn't want to get stuck Hey Bryce, we're glad you discovered something new about these cool flowers with us!
Can you believe how old roses are?! Hi there, Maya H! Thanks for sharing your awesome comment with us! The oldest fossil of a rose dates back to nearly 35 millions years ago! Dinosaurs are believed to have become extinct about 65 million years ago, which tells us that roses and dinosaurs may not have been around at the same time. However, there's always more to discover! Keep up the great work! How cool, Madeline! What an awesome connection to today's Wonder! You've got a birthday coming up in just a few months!!
Thanks for sharing your comments, Shakira and Tiffany! We're glad you enjoyed today's Wonder and we're happy you included your favorite parts, too! Hey Aisha and Tiffany, we love your enthusiasm! Thanks for sharing your scientific tip, Aisha! Tiffany, we hope you get a blue rose for your birthday! Zitar's Class have been using their awesome imaginations today! Way to go Elizabeth, Sasha, Richard, and Garren. Way to learn a new vocab word, too! Hey Ms. H's Class! We think you're on to something! Such creativity, nice work, Max! We really like your idea for a 1,th Wonder celebration!
Perhaps you can look up the word mercurial in the dictionary! Tompkins' Class! What a group of predictions for the next Wonder We are glad you're here We'd love to hear what you find! Rehnke's Class! While some roses can live in cooler climates, most are grown in warm places with lots of sun.
Many flowers that you may buy are grown in South America, especially Ecuador and Colombia! Thanks for visiting us today! It sounds like everyone has learned something new today, and you've still made some awesome connections to the Wonder!
It sounds like your houses are very beautiful, with flowers everywhere! Thanks for sharing your prediction for tomorrow's Wonder, too! Some of the "nearly thornless" roses might be what you're talking about, Jusin! We learned all about roses today and we're glad you did, too! Hey there, Mrs. Larsen's Detectives, thanks for using your awesome knowledge to Wonder about the curious case of the thorns today! We are glad you learned something new with us and you'll continue to Wonder about roses, too!Looking for fun tomorrow roses
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