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Night-nodding bog dandelions sleep until 8:00 a.m

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Title:
Night-nodding bog dandelions sleep until 8:00 a.m
Topics:
Botany
Subjects:
Dandelions
Flowers
Pineland daisy (Chaptalia tomentosa)
Original Format:
Lantern slide
Hand-colored lantern slide
Extent:
3.25 x 4 in.
Item identifier:
0021012
Photographer:
Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- more info on Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- 
Created Date:
circa
Description:
The night-nodding bog dandelion sleeps until 8:00 a.m. Photograph shows the night-nodding bog dandelion in closed phase; From Natural Gardens (page 444): "Low perennial with flower stalks, 3-7 in. high, bearing single terminal heads which are nearly erect in the sunshine but nodding on dark days and at night; central flowers slightly 2-lipped; ray flowers white within purplish without: leaf-blades in a basal rosette, long-elliptic, smooth above, woolly beneath. In grassy bogs or savannahs of the coastal plain. Early spring."
Genre:
Close-up views
Photographs
Location:
Big Savannah (N.C.)
Digital Project:
B. W. Wells