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Flowers my mom found

Paperwhites or narcissus are named after the mythological character Narcissus. There a few different versions of the myth of Narcissus (some including the nymph Echo & a curse) but most end with the haughty handsome boy falling in love with his own reflection in a pond and staying there loving himself until the day he dies. (hence the term "narcissist.")
A narcissus flower is said to have bloomed in the spot after his death.

some info I found on this flower that I thought interesting
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