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Frost flower on stems of Verbesina virginica, called "Frostweed". From Wikipedia: A frost flower is a name commonly given to a condition in which thin layers of ice are extruded from long-stemmed plants in autumn or early winter. The thin layers of ice are often formed into exquisite patterns that curl into "petals" that resemble flowers.

Frost flower on stems of Verbesina virginica, called "Frostweed".

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Frost Flowers: Nature’s Exquisite Ice Extrusion ~ Kuriositas

Frost Flowers  Frost flowers, also known as ice ribbons, are common in the arctic region of the ocean, but extremely rare when they occur on land by a plant. Only several species of plants can produce these extremely beautiful, yet sadly temporary spectacles.

17 Delicately Ethereal Frost Flowers: the gauzy layers of ice appear to sculpted by pixies. Due to their fragile nature, frost flowers rarely last past sun-up.

To put it simply, frost flowers are flowers made of frost. More accurately, frost flowers are nothing like that, so let’s put it technically instead: they’re buildups of ice particles around the base of certain plants and types of wood.

To put it simply, frost flowers are flowers made of frost. More accurately, frost flowers are nothing like that, so let’s put it technically instead: they’re buildups of ice particles around the base of certain plants and types of wood.

I really want to see a frost flower they are mystifying

A photo gallery of frost flowers - thin layers of ice formed around plants, in patterns resembling the petals of flowers.

Frost flower - Due to their fragile nature, frost flowers rarely last past sun-up.  Plants that commonly form frost flowers are White crownbeard (Verbesina virginica), Yellow ironweed (Verbesina alternifolia), American dittany (Cunila origanoides) and Helianthemum canadense.

Frost Flowers - Thin layers of ice which are extended from long-stemmed plants in autumn to early winter.

Frost Flowers: these are amazing! A frost flower is created on autumn or early winter mornings when ice in extremely thin layers is pushed out from the stems of plants or occasionally wood. This extrusion creates wonderful patterns which curl and fold into gorgeous frozen petioles giving this phenomenon both its name and its appearance.

Frost Flowers: these are amazing! A frost flower is created on autumn or early…

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