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My sisters like it warmer,

I survive in the cold.

The others are low.

But high I grow.

Yet I am not tall.

I am small, noble and white.

Many seek me -

A few see me, a few die.

Some strongly protect me,

Others sing songs in my name.

What am I?

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    $\begingroup$ I always feel like the answers to these will be some rare mystical plant haha $\endgroup$ – Avik Mohan Aug 19 '16 at 23:26
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Is it

Edelweiss?

My sisters like it warmer,

The flowers prefer warmer climate

I survive in the cold.

But the edelweiss grows in the cold mountains

The others are low.

The other flowers are low-er, i.e. in the planes

But high I grow.

But the edelweiss grows high in the mountain

Yet I am not tall.

Though it is a fairly small flower

I am small, noble and white.

It is, indeed, the plant is small and in German edel-weiss means noble-white

Many seek me -

It is a popular thing to search for in the mountains

A few see me, a few die.

Some see it, unfortunately the mountains could be dangerous

Some strongly protect me,

It is a protected plant in many countries

Others sing songs in my name.

There are popular songs in its name.

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  • $\begingroup$ Now only say why it is noble and white. :) $\endgroup$ – Maria Deleva Aug 20 '16 at 6:12
  • $\begingroup$ @MariaDeleva Check my update. $\endgroup$ – rhsquared Aug 20 '16 at 6:17

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