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Adj.1.buttonlike - small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or buttonbuttonlike - small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button; "bright beady eyes"; "black buttony eyes"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"
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x intermedia); pride of Madeira (Echium candicans), with blue-purple flower spikes; salvias; Santa Barbara daisy (Erigeron karvinskianus), with white, daisylike flowers; Santolina chamaecyparissus, with yellow, buttonlike blooms; society garlic (Tulbaghia violacea), with pale lavenderpink blooms; and yarrow (Achillea millefolium).
An elaborate dome-shaped Stieda body resembling Die Pickelhaube (spike of a German World War I helmet); buttonlike process at end of sporocyst opposite the Stieda body.
No need to get out silica crystals or even hang the stems for drying the buttonlike blooms; the flowers dry in the vase or on the plant.