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NATIONAL NORTH AMERICA FLOWERS June 27, 2009

In this continent we are going to considerate only three countries. Therefore Bermuda, Greenland’s and San Pedro y Miguelon  are part of north America but they are dependents countries.

200px-Flag_of_Canada_svg            CANADA

The national flower is maple flower.

 

flor de maple canada                   MAPLE FLOWER

Maples are trees growing ten to forty five meters in height. The leaves are palmate veined and lobed, with three to nine veins, one of which is central. Flowers are regular with 4 or 5 sepals and 4 or 5 petals. Maple flower in late winter or early spring.

The flowers are green,yellow,orange or red. Is an ornamental tree fast growing and cold resistant.

 

200px-Flag_of_Mexico_svg              MEXICO

Mexico national flower is the  dalia.

 

                                       DALIA

There are at least 36 species .The Aztecs cultivated for food .Was an important root crop and medicinal plant. Its roots is valued for nutrition insulin stored inside them and for the antibiotic compounds in the skin of the tubers.

The Dahlia flower was a solar symbol in Montezuma´s days

                                               

DALIA FLOR MEXICO

 

 200px-Flag_of_the_United_States_svg                                              

               UNITED STATES   OF         AMERICA

   The national flower is the rose

 ESTADOS UNIDOS FLOR                                                                                               

                                         ROSE

Roses has been a symbol of luxury and sentiment .

They were first cultivated in China. Flowers experts recognize three main classes of cultivate roses.       

The first class or old roses, bloom once a year in early summer.

old roses

 

Second class bloom in early summer and again in fall.

damask roses

Third class are the ever blooming hybrids.

grandiflora

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