Floret is in fact a complete flower albeit very small in size
( compare book and booklet ; river and rivulet ; )
Petal is an attractive part of a flower
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1 ) Floret of Liatris spicata=
2A single Petal of Rose =
What's the difference between a floret %26amp; a petal?
floret: one of the closely clustered small flowers that make up the flower head of a composite flower, as the daisy.
petal: One of the often brightly colored parts of a flower surrounding the reproductive organs. Petals are attached to the receptacle underneath the carpels and stamens and may be separate or joined at their bases. As a group, the petals are called the corolla.