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The stately sea-oats grass forever waves in the perennial wind of the seaside

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Item information

Title:
The stately sea-oats grass forever waves in the perennial wind of the seaside
Subjects:
Ocean
Original Format:
Lantern slide; Hand-colored lantern slide
Extent:
3.25 x 4 in.
Item identifier:
0021103
Photographer:
Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- more info on Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- 
Description:
The stately sea-oats grass forever waves in the perennial wind of the seaside. From Natural Gardens (pages 5-6): "On the sand-flat just above high tide, a seedling sea oats (Uniola paniculata) plant becomes established. When its leaves extend above the surface, a small windbrake is formed, with the immediate result that a tiny mound of sand accumulates behind and against the little leaf cluster (Fig. 3)..."
Digital Project:
B. W. Wells

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
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