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Fibonacci's Missing Flowers

5:21pm, June 2, 2006

When you count the number of petals that different flowers have, you'll discover that the most common number of petals is five. Buttercups, geraniums, pansies, primroses, rhododendrons, tomato blossoms, and many other flowers have five petals.

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