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A Flower Mystery: Is It a Bulb or a Corm?

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A Flower Mystery: Is It a Bulb or a Corm?
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A Very Quick Reader

Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 3 to 5
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   3.05

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    corm, corms, happy-looking, indented, outer, part, crocus, teardrop, pointy, between, difference, matter, skin, than, similar, also

Other Languages
     Spanish: Un misterio de flores: żEs un bulbo o un cormo?


A Flower Mystery: Is It a Bulb or a Corm?
By Colleen Messina
  

1     Flowers are a pretty part of spring in many places. Daffodils come in shades of yellow. They can also be white or cream. Some have orange centers. These happy-looking flowers come from bulbs. Bulbs usually have a teardrop shape. They have a pointy top. They have a round bottom. They have a thin brown outer skin. An onion is a bulb. It has layers inside. You might have helped plant some bulbs in a garden, but what would you think if someone asked you to help plant corms? Another flower, the crocus, comes from a corm. Many types of crocuses bloom in the spring. Corms look similar to bulbs, .....
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