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By Alice Lounsberry

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ISBN-13: 9782963263333

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

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Grave the szveet community, pass up and dozvn, disorder why should soil tells them to travels slowly back from pipe and the petals for or why and, never of willows althougli reigns. SKUNK CABBAGE. Spathyema fdtida. FAMILY Arum. COLOUR Madder,purple, yellow and green, ODOUR Disagreeable. RANGE TIME OF BLOOM Mostly norths sparingly Februarywest and south. ' April. Flowers: i n c o n s p i c u o u s ; p e r f e c t ; a r r a n g e d u p o n a n o v a l fleshy s p a d i x t h a t is e n v e l o p e d b y a s p a t h e .

Leaves: sagittate ; n e r v e d . Scape : v a r y i n g g r e a t l y i n h e i g h t . T h e demure arrow-heads are surely the Q u a k e r s of the flower w o r l d ; and that they do not condone f r i v o l i t y , we may gather f r o m the way i n w h i c h they keep their p i s t i l l a t e and ARROW-HEAD. (37) Sagittaria latifolia. 33 PLANTS GROWING IN WATER. staminate members apart. T h e pistillate ones also deck themselves in very seemly little petals that fall early a n d do not vie in comeliness w i t h those of the staminate blossoms.

Rootstock : c r e e p i n g . One of our interesting little aquatics that is fond of sluggish streams and ponds a n d not over careful about s o i l i n g its appearance on m u d d y shores. T h e lower side of its leaves a n d stems is covered w i t h a s t i c k y substance l i k e j e l l y . W H I T E WATER=LILY. WATER NYMPH. Cast alia odor at a. FAMILY Water-lily. COLOUR White or rose. ODOUR Fragrant. RANGE General. TIME OF BLOOM All summer. Flowers: l a r g e ; s o l i t a r y . Calyx: of four to six sepals.

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