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A '''weeper''' was a type of [[plant]] kept in the [[botany section]] of the [[life sciences department]] aboard the {{USS|Enterprise|NCC-1701}}.
[[Image:Beauregard.jpg|thumb|"Beauregard", a weeper]]
A '''weeper''' was an animate, carnivorous [[plant]].
[[Lieutenant]] [[Hikaru Sulu]] was feeding the weepers when [[Yeoman]] [[Janice Rand]] dropped off his [[lunch]] [[tray]] in [[2266]]. ({{TOS|The Man Trap}})
One weeper plant was "[[Beauregard]]" (also known as "Gertrude") that was kept aboard the [[botany|botanical]] section of the [[USS Enterprise (NCC-1701)|''Enterprise'']] by [[Lieutenant]] [[Hikaru Sulu]]. It was a tall (3-foot) hollow rooted tube, from which pink flower petals could extend and retract like a grasping hand. The plant would purr in the presence of those it liked, but was capable of shrill, high-pitched cries when frightened. ({{TOS|The Man Trap}})

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A weeper was a type of plant kept in the botany section of the life sciences department aboard the USS Enterprise.

Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu was feeding the weepers when Yeoman Janice Rand dropped off his lunch tray in 2266. (TOS: "The Man Trap")

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