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How many petals on a Poinsettia flower?

Poinsettias can have anywhere from 5 to 12 petals. This holiday  flower is named for Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first US Minister to  Mexico, who introduced the plant to Ame (MORE)

Why do petals fall?

Petals fall because of new petals growing. It gives the new petals space to grow.
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What is a PETAL paragraph?

P= make a point that answers the question E= give some evidence (a quotation) to back up your point T = name the technique used by the writer in the quote A= analyse the techn (MORE)
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What does a petal on a plant do?

A flower petal attracts insects and other life forms that may spread it's pollen to other plants. This allows for reproduction.
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What does the petal of a flower do?

My science book says... that the petal is used to attract pollinators. The purpose of petals is to attract insects or other animals to the flower. based of the information ab (MORE)
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How mony rose petals are on a rose?

The answers really vary. There are about 40 to 80 petals. The better roses have more. Check out the ones from Rose Source as you'll see the petals look fuller and healthier as (MORE)
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What does a petal in the plant do?

Petals are mainly for show, reflecting bright colors like runway lights for insects to pick up/deposit pollen (and flag where they can feed on tasty nectar). Some petals have (MORE)
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How many petals does a lily have?

Lilies have 3 petals and 3 sepals, which look like petals. So, lilies appear to have 6 petals. See related links
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How many petals are in a mango flower?

Each flower of the mango plant (Mangifera indica) has five petals, but the number of individual flowers per plant will number in the hundreds or thousands.
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