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Greatest display in the rich coastal plain is the fourth of July picnic of the savannah white orchids

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Title:
Greatest display in the rich coastal plain is the fourth of July picnic of the savannah white orchids
Topics:
Botany
Subjects:
Flowers
Savannas
Snowy orchid (Platanthera nivea)
Original Format:
Lantern slide; Hand-colored lantern slide; 3.25 x 4 in.
Item identifier:
0021036
Photographer:
Created Date:
circa
Description:
The greatest display in the rich coastal plain is the fourth of July picnic of the savannah white orchids. Caption from The natural gardens of North Carolina, 1932; From Natural Gardens (page 311): "Perennials, 1-2 ft. high, with white flowers in a spike ; petals smaller than the sepals; lip not fringed: leaves much reduced on upper part of stem. Wet woods, bogs, and marsh borders, chiefly eastern. Summer."
Genre:
Landscape photographs
Location:
Big Savannah (N.C.)
Digital Project:
B. W. Wells
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