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| occupation = Peacekeeper, former King
| occupation = Peacekeeper, former King
| citizenship = [[Floral Colossus]]
| citizenship = [[Floral Colossus]]
| place_of_birth = Unrevealed
| place_of_birth = Unidentified location on [[Planet X]]
| relatives = Unrevealed
| relatives = Unrevealed
| groups = [[Guardians of the Galaxy]], formerly [[Howling Commandos]]
| groups = [[Guardians of the Galaxy]], formerly [[Howling Commandos]]

Revision as of 17:05, 17 October 2009


Marvel Universe

Real Name

None known

The general populace of Earth was unaware of Groot's existence.

Floral Colossus

Place of Birth
Unidentified location on Planet X

First Appearance
Tales to Astonish #13 (1960)

Groot was an extraterrestrial being that had the appearance of a tree, and his race was thought to be extinct. It was determined that that his species was called Floral Colossus, by the Kree. Groot initially traveled to Earth seeking humans as test subjects. His mission was foiled by Leslie Evans who used termites against him and it appeared that Groot was destroyed. However, he was defeated by It the Living Colossus and became a captive of S.H.I.E.L.D., he would later become a member of Nick Fury’s Howling Commandos team. The Incredible Hulk found himself in battle with Groot, although it was later revealed after his apparent destruction that the Hulk was fighting a replica created by Xemnu the Titian.

Groot recently returned to space and was selected by the Kree to be a part of Star-Lord’s team in the event known as the Annihilation Conquest. Groot and Star-lord would eventually defeat the menace known as the Phalanx, however in doing so Groot would sacrifice his life. The cosmic crusader Rocket Raccoon took a branch of Groot and planted it in a pot and the allowing the hero to re-grow. While in space Groot’s only words spoken were “I am Groot”.

After the defeat of the Phalanx, Groot joined the Guardians of the Galaxy a proactive peacekeeping team assembled by Star-Lord. As a member of the Guardians Groot has battled the likes of Blastaar the living bomb-burst, the Badoon, the mighty Shi'ar, and the Inhumans. While in the company of Maximus of the Inhumans it was determined that Groot was really speaking in a clear dialect, but due to his strange physical make up. His larynx and vocal cords are stiff and inflexible

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