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A guide to the wild flowers by Alice Lounsberry

By Alice Lounsberry

Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1899. eco-friendly forums are solid - exhibit enormous shelfwear and soiling. backbone light. textual content is fresh and unmarked. Pencil notation on entrance pastedown. past owner's identify in ink on name web page. No DJ.

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So our little plant has been separated from it. Linnaeus tells us that the rhizomes, w h i c h we find intensely a c r i d and caustic, are made by the L a p l a n d e r s into a k i n d of bread that by t h e m is most h i g h l y relished. G O L D E N C L U B . {Plate Orontium aqudticum. FAMILY Arum. COLOUR Golden. Flowers: very floating ; o b l o n g . small; Scape: ODOUR Scentless. ) RANGE Mass. southward. crowded on a spadix. n a k e d ; slender. Leaves: TIME OF BLOOM May. on long petioles; O f a l l the aquatics the golden c l u b is perhaps the most curious.

FAMILY Water-plantain. COLOUR White. ODOUR Scentless. ) RANGE General. TIME OF BLOOM All summer. Flowers: g r o w i n g i n w h o r l s of t h r e e o n a leafless s c a p e . Calyx : o p e n ; of three sepals that f a l l early. Corolla: o p e n ; of t h r e e r o u n d e d p e t a l s . Stamens : v e r y n u m e r o u s , o n the receptacle. Pistils: d i s t i n c t ; very numerous. The f l o w e r s are i m p e r f e c t : t h e p i s t i l l a t e o n e s b e i n g t h o s e of t h e l o w e r w h o r l s a n d t h e s t a m i n a t e o n e s t h o s e of t h e u p p e r w h o r l s .

FAMILY Bladder-wort. COLOUR Yellow. ODOUR Scentless. RANGE General. VIII) TIME OF BLOOM All summer. Flowers: several g r o w i n g o n each scape. Calyx: l a b i a t e or t w o - l i p p e d . Corolla: l a b i a t e , the s p u r s h o r t e r t h a n the l o w e r l i p . Stamens: two, with a n t h e r s that meet i n the t h r o a t . Pistil: o n e ; s t i g m a t w o - l i p p e d . Leaves: u n der water, many-parted, bearing rather large bladders. Stem : i m m e r s e d . T h i s aquatic herb, w h i c h we find i n s t i l l , slow water, is h a r d l y one to inspire us w i t h affection.

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