|Java Edition Classic|
|August 25, 2009||Notch showed random patches of flowers and mushrooms generating naturally in worlds.|
|0.24_SURVIVAL_TEST||Added random patches of flowers and mushrooms.|
|?||Mushroom patches now spawn only underground.|
|Java Edition Indev|
|?||Mushroom patches are now generated in rare instances under trees or in the shadows of other floating continents in the "Floating" map type.|
|Java Edition Infdev|
|20100327||Random patches can no longer generate, due to changes in the terrain generator.|
|20100616||Random patches can now naturally generate again.|
|Java Edition Alpha|
|v1.0.6||Added cacti patches that could generate on any sand.|
|v1.0.11||Added sugar cane patches that can only generate next to water.|
|v1.2.0||Added the Nether, which has random fire and mushroom patches in it.
|Added carved pumpkin patches.|
|Cacti patches now only generate in deserts.|
|Java Edition Beta|
|1.6||Test Build 3||Added random patches of grass, ferns, and dead bushes.|
|1.8||Pre-release||Dandelion patches are now more common.
|Fern patches no longer generate due to changes in the terrain generator.|
|1.2.1||12w03a||Added jungle biomes, which fern patches can generate in.|
|1.7.2||13w36a||Added melon patches in jungle biomes.
|Added mesa biomes, which cacti and dead bush patches can generate in.|
|Fern patches can now generate in taiga biomes.|
|Added flower forest biomes, which use a noise generator to determine what type of flower generates in each flower patch.|
|Added allium patches, which can generate in flower forest biomes.|
|Added azure bluet, tulip, and oxeye daisy patches, which can generate in plains and flower forest biomes.|
|Plains biomes now use a noise generator to determine whether tulips or other flower types spawn in each flower patch.|
|Added sunflower patches, which can generate in sunflower plains biomes.|
|Added blue orchid patches, which can generate in swamp biomes.|
|Dandelion and rose/poppy patches no longer generate in swamp biomes.|
|Added lilac, rose bush, and peony patches, which can generate in forest biomes.|
|1.8||14w17a||Dandelion patches can now generate in flower forest biomes.|
|1.13||17w47a||Carved pumpkin patches have been replaced with uncarved pumpkin patches.|
|18w07a||Added kelp and seagrass patches, which can generate in oceans.|
|18w14a||Kelp patches no longer generate in warm ocean biomes.
|Seagrass patches can now generate in rivers and swamps.|
|18w19a||Seagrass patches can now generate in underwater caves.|
|1.14||18w43a||Added cornflower patches, which can generate in plains and flower forest biomes.
|Added lily of the valley patches, which can generate in forest biomes.|
|Added bamboo patches, which can generate in jungle biomes.|
|18w50a||Added sweet berry bush patches, which can generate in taiga biomes.|
|1.16||20w06a||Added soul fire patches, which can generate in soul sand valley biomes.|
|Pocket Edition Alpha|
|v0.1.0||Added random patches of flowers, mushrooms, and sugar cane.|
|v0.1.3||Added random patches of cacti.|
|v0.5.0||Mushroom patches can now only generate in areas with a low light level.|
|v0.9.0||Added random patches of grass, ferns, carved pumpkins, melons, dead bushes, blue orchids, alliums, azure bluets, tulips, oxeye daisies, sunflowers, lilacs, rose bushes, and peonies.
|Added mesa biomes, which cacti patches can generate in.|
|v0.12.1||build 1||Added the Nether, which has random fire and mushroom patches in it.|
|1.4.0||beta 188.8.131.52||Added random patches of kelp and seagrass.
|Carved pumpkin patches have been replaced with uncarved pumpkin patches.|
|beta 184.108.40.206||Seagrass patches can now generate in underwater caves.|
|1.9.0||beta 220.127.116.11||Added random patches of bamboo, cornflowers, and lilies of the valley.|
|1.10.0||beta 18.104.22.168||Added random patches of sweet berry bushes. They only generate when Experimental Gameplay is on.|
|1.11.0||beta 22.214.171.124||Sweet berry bush generation is no longer locked behind the Experimental Gameplay toggle.|
|1.16.0||beta 126.96.36.199||Added random patches of soul fire.|