Elanthian Flora Guide/Vines and Parasitics
Elanthian Flora Guide: Vines and Parasitics is an Official GemStone IV Document, and it is protected from editing.
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|Grapes||The leaves can be pickled and eat, while the younger branches can be made into wreaths and baskets.||X||X||X|
|Mistletoe||Often collected and dangled during solstice, as an enticement to kissing.||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Pumpkin||Often carved with faces, or baked in a variety of ways, mostly sweets. The seeds are also excellent roasted.||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Trumpetvine||Favored for gardens and climbing to create a dramatic display or privacy screen. A favorite for hummingbirds.||X|
Dirge-vaon : An insectivorous plant of giant proportions, the dirge-vaon vine senses when people are nearby and creeps along the ground in their direction. Most manage to avoid contact with the poisonous plant, but the unlikely ones who are tripped by the vine might suffer contact with the tiny teeth-like needles that can inject a fiery poison. Fortunately, most people are too large to be considered a meal, as the spiny, bi-fold leaves cannot consume flesh.
Flaeshorn : Pale green foliage makes this vine an excellent creeper, and the golden berries make an excellent wine.
Grapes: Fleshy, smooth-skinned, clusters of purple, red, or green fruit, eaten raw or dried as a raisin and widely used in winemaking Grows on a woody shrub that can be trained, and features large leaves that offer shade to the fruit.
Huckleberry: The edible black or dark blue fruit of several species of shrubs nearly related to the blueberry, and formerly confused with them.
Ivy: A common name given to any of several woody, climbing or trailing evergreen plants with palmately lobed leaves, root-bearing young stems, and small green flowers grouped in umbels.
Loganberry: A trailing, prickly plant cultivated for its acid, edible fruit.
Mistletoe: A parasitic shrub with leathery evergreen leaves and waxy white berries.
Pumpkin: A long, trailing vine that produces a large pulpy round fruit with a thick, orange-yellow rind and numerous seeds.
Raspberry: A bramble that produces thimble-shaped fruit in shades of black, red and white.
Trumpetvine: A deciduous woody vine having opposite compound leaves and trumpet-shaped reddish-orange flowers.
Vinca: A low, creeping evergreen plants which includes the periwinkle. Some varieties have variegated white and green leaves, instead of dark, glossy green.
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