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Mountain Wild Flowers of Canada; A Simple and Popular Guide to the Names and Descriptions of the Flowers That Bloom Above the Clouds (Paperback) Loot Price: R401
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Mountain Wild Flowers of Canada; A Simple and Popular Guide to the Names and Descriptions of the Flowers That Bloom Above the Clouds (Paperback)

Julia Wilmotte Henderson Henshaw

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: MOUNTAIN WILD FLOWERS OF AMERICA Section III BLUE TO PURPLE FLOWERS Section III BLUE TO PURPLE FLOWERS Flowers that are blue to purple, or occasionally so, but not described in this Section Wild Heliotrope .... Valeriana syhaiica (White to Green Section) ... 67 White Heliotrope . . . Valeriana sitchcns1s (White to Green Section) ... 67 WILD CLEMATIS Clematis Columbiana. Crowfoot Family A trailing and partly climbing vine. Leaves: trifoliolate; leaflets thin, ovate, acute, more or less cordate, slightly toothed or entire; petioles slender. Flowers: solitary; sepals thin and translucent, strongly veined, silky along the margins and the veins; petals spatulate; styles persistent, plumose throughout. The large lovely flowers of the Wild Clematis are attractive by reason of their four or five big purple-blue sepals, for their petals are very small and inconspicuous, surrounding the numerous yellow stamens. When in fruit this plant is also interesting, as the fine feathery styles form silvery heads, the long plumes of which are delicately entwined. Its slender leaf-stalks are the means by which the Clematis climbs and clings to bushes, trees, and rocks, festooning with graceful garlands everything that comes in its way and delighting the traveller's eye with its wide-spread, semi-transparent, prominently veined flowers. The leaves are formed of three small, deeply veined leaflets, which grow on slim, rather woody stems. This plant is a constant ornament to the alpine woods during the summer months, for when its true flowering season is past the pretty green foliage and large tufts of feathery seeds still render it an object of admiration. PASQUE FLOWER Anemone Nuttalliana. Crowfoot Family Stems: erect, villous with long silky hairs. Leaves: ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Julia Wilmotte Henderson Henshaw
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 54
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-26327-6
Barcode: 9780217263276
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LSN: 0-217-26327-5

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