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The star-flower makes certain areas as brilliant as the night sky

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Title:
The star-flower makes certain areas as brilliant as the night sky
Topics:
Botany
Subjects:
Flowers
Tofieldia tenuifolia
Original Format:
Lantern slide; Hand-colored lantern slide; 3.25 x 4 in.
Item identifier:
0021018
Photographer:
Created Date:
circa
Description:
The star-flower makes certain areas as brilliant as the night sky. From Natural Gardens (pages 292-293): "Perennial, 1-2 1/2 ft. tall with flowers in a terminal raceme, each of the 3-10 flowers enclosed in sheathing bract; petals narrow, nearly linear, pointed: leaves chiefly basal, linear. Grassy bogs or savannahs. Fall."
Genre:
Close-up views
Photographs
Location:
Big Savannah (N.C.)
Digital Project:
B. W. Wells
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