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Stagger bush, which grows well in moist uplands, is very attractive but its foliage is poisonous to stock

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Title:
Stagger bush, which grows well in moist uplands, is very attractive but its foliage is poisonous to stock
Topics:
Botany
Subjects:
Flowering shrubs
Flowers
Shrubs
Staggerbush (Lyonia mariana)
Original Format:
Lantern slide
Hand-colored lantern slide
Extent:
3.25 x 4 in.
Item identifier:
0021011
Photographer:
Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- more info on Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- 
Created Date:
circa
Description:
Stagger bush grows well in moist uplands. It is very attractive but its foliage is poisonous to stock. From Natural Gardens (pages 71-72): "This shrub is so named because it is poisonous to stock. Preferring the drier bogs, it may also be found in sand where there is a shallow water table...
Genre:
Close-up views
Photographs
Location:
Eastern (N.C. : Region)
Digital Project:
B. W. Wells