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18th May '16 9:15:55 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* A variant in Zyra, the Rise of the Thorns from ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends-'' while she doesn't generate plant matter under her feet as she walks, her new passive "Garden of Thorns" causes her to spontaneously spawn seed pods randomly around her every few seconds, which she can cause to bloom into aggressive thorn spitters or vine lashers with her offensive spells.
29th Apr '16 4:29:49 PM nombretomado
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* Gaia in ''CaptainPlanet'' left trails of flowers in her footsteps whenever she appeared in the human world.

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* Gaia in ''CaptainPlanet'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Captain Planet|and the Planeteers}}'' left trails of flowers in her footsteps whenever she appeared in the human world.



* Van Kleiss in ''GeneratorRex'' can do this, and he's the ''BigBad''! However, it only works in the area around his castle, which is infused with nanites that he controls. He may arguably have been invoking the trope at the time to get Rex to let his guard down.

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* Van Kleiss in ''GeneratorRex'' ''WesternAnimation/GeneratorRex'' can do this, and he's the ''BigBad''! However, it only works in the area around his castle, which is infused with nanites that he controls. He may arguably have been invoking the trope at the time to get Rex to let his guard down.
10th Mar '16 10:53:29 AM DaibhidC
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* In ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiDreamTeam'', plants start growing where Mario and Luigi walk in Dreamy Somnom Woods.
5th Mar '16 2:00:00 PM WillKeaton
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* In the [[FrancoBelgianComics French comic]] ''[[http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bizu Bizu]]'', Schnockbul is a hairy korrigan who leaves a trail of flowers (or lily pads if he walks in water) wherever he goes. If he stands still on the same spot, the flowers keep growing around him.

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* In the [[FrancoBelgianComics French comic]] ''[[http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bizu Bizu]]'', Bizu,]]'' Schnockbul is a hairy korrigan who leaves a trail of flowers (or lily pads if he walks in water) wherever he goes. If he stands still on the same spot, the flowers keep growing around him.
29th Feb '16 8:21:00 AM StFan
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* Horribly {{invoked}} in ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'', when Ganishka takes on his final form, a tree-man the size of a mountain. He's clueless about his new form, and takes a few steps, noticing that wherever he goes, red flowers bloom in his footsteps (he's stomping on his own soldiers).

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* Horribly {{invoked}} in ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'', ''Manga/{{Berserk}}'', when Ganishka takes on his final form, a tree-man the size of a mountain. He's clueless about his new form, and takes a few steps, noticing that wherever he goes, red flowers bloom in his footsteps (he's stomping on his own soldiers).



* ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'': Poison Ivy subverts this, over and over.

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* %%* ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'': Poison Ivy subverts this, over and over.



** A related thing happens to junior witch Magrat Garlick in ''Literature/WyrdSisters''. [[note]]Magrat is youngest witch, the Maiden of the trio, a role associated with Spring and fertility[[/note]]. Faced with the conundrum of a locked and unopenable heavy oak door, she lays a hand on it, concentrates, and restores life-force to the wood causing it to "remember when it was a tree" and to grow, put forth leaves, and bear fruit with acorns. Thus causing the wood to cease being a door and burst its hinges. [[note]]Granny Weatherwax, the "crone" of the triad, a role associated with Death and Winter, frankly admits she'd have gone about it differently by attacking the stone of the surrounding wall.[[/note]]

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** A related thing happens to junior witch Magrat Garlick in ''Literature/WyrdSisters''. [[note]]Magrat ''Discworld/WyrdSisters''. (Magrat is youngest witch, the Maiden of the trio, a role associated with Spring and fertility[[/note]]. fertility.) Faced with the conundrum of a locked and unopenable heavy oak door, she lays a hand on it, concentrates, and restores life-force to the wood causing it to "remember when it was a tree" and to grow, put forth leaves, and bear fruit with acorns. Thus causing the wood to cease being a door and burst its hinges. [[note]]Granny Granny Weatherwax, the "crone" of the triad, a role associated with Death and Winter, frankly admits she'd have gone about it differently by attacking the stone of the surrounding wall.[[/note]]



* Played for laughs in the story ''All You've Ever Wanted'' by Joan Aiken.

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* %%* Played for laughs in the story ''All You've Ever Wanted'' by Joan Aiken.



* ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime''

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* ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime''''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'':



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* There is at least one legend that garlic derives its anti-Vampire properties from that fact that it first sprouted in Satan's footsteps. This is not in Literature/TheBible.
** Traditionally, vampires were corpses possessed by demons; it reminds them if their host is destroyed, they will return to Hell.
* Also, in Arthurian/ Grail legends, [[FisherKing the sickness of the king poisons the land]], and when the king is healed the flowers grow again. The movie ''Excalibur'' is a particularly vivid portrayal of this legend.

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* There is at least one legend that garlic derives its anti-Vampire properties from that fact that it first sprouted in Satan's footsteps. This is not in Literature/TheBible.
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Literature/TheBible. Traditionally, vampires were corpses possessed by demons; it reminds them if their host is destroyed, they will return to Hell.
* Also, in Arthurian/ Grail legends, [[Myth/KingArthur Arthurian/Grail legends]], [[FisherKing the sickness of the king poisons the land]], and when the king is healed the flowers grow again. The movie ''Excalibur'' is a particularly vivid portrayal of this legend.



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* Subverted, sort of, for anyone that walks on [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=keBlHwFVTxw this]]

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* Subverted, sort of, for anyone that walks on [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=keBlHwFVTxw com/watch?v=keBlHwFVTxw this]]



11th Feb '16 8:13:54 PM DrFraud
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* In Margaret Ball's ''Lost in Translation'' some of the most important people on an alternate-universe version of Earth are Landwalkers, who can make plants healthy simply by walking past them.



* In the French-Canadian tale "The Fairy Quite Contrary" good fairy Svelta blesses the newborn Princess Irena with the gift that wherever she goes, flowers will bloom and trees bear ripe fruit.

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* In the French-Canadian tale "The Fairy Quite Contrary" good fairy Svelta blesses the newborn Princess Irena with the gift that wherever she goes, flowers will bloom and trees bear ripe fruit.
11th Feb '16 1:40:54 AM DrFraud
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* In the French-Canadian tale "The Fairy Quite Contrary" good fairy Svelta blesses the newborn Princess Irena with the gift that wherever she goes, flowers will bloom and trees bear ripe fruit.
30th Jan '16 1:23:35 PM CnHGirl
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* ''WesternAnimation/Epic'': Queen Tara can grow plants just by waving her hand over a patch of dirt, including areas infected with rot or otherwise depleted. Plants don't pop up in her footsteps but plants do move underneath her to act as stepping stones as needed. This power presumably passes from queen to queen.
25th Dec '15 1:55:00 AM jormis29
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* The Nature Elemental from ''[[Film/{{Hellboy}} Hellboy II: The Golden Army]]'' subverts this trope, since it's a DesignatedVillain (but also [[LastOfHisKind last of its kind]]).

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* The Nature Elemental from ''[[Film/{{Hellboy}} Hellboy II: The Golden Army]]'' ''Film/HellboyIITheGoldenArmy'' subverts this trope, since it's a DesignatedVillain (but also [[LastOfHisKind last of its kind]]).
23rd Dec '15 9:08:59 AM WillBGood
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* ''Webcomic/Battlepug'': The governor's daughter has the power to make plants (flowers or plant tentacles) grow in her vicinity. And one @#$%load of a vocabulary. Really, if she [[ClusterFBomb chain-swears]], expect a large number of hostile plants.

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* ''Webcomic/Battlepug'': ''Webcomic/{{Battlepug}}'': The governor's daughter has the power to make plants (flowers or plant tentacles) grow in her vicinity. And one @#$%load of a vocabulary. Really, if she [[ClusterFBomb chain-swears]], expect a large number of hostile plants.
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