If you thought the petals seemed ominous, let these facts give you pause:
Insects . . . probably have the largest biomass of the terrestrial animals. At any time, it is estimated that there are some 10 quintillion (10,000,000,000,000,000,000) individual insects alive. ……………See: Numbers of Insects (Species and Individuals)
Behold the insect warriors:
Red Snout et al.
Ten quintillion is a large army. For our sake, it’s a good thing they fight among themselves.