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By Jean Andrews

Jean Andrews is a real Renaissance lady: writer, lecturer, artist, naturalist and gourmand cook dinner. She has collected fifty-two strikingly appealing American wildflowers which she has paired with a treatise giving the typical identify, the medical identify, kin, foundation, variety, description, bloom interval, pollinators, habitat requisites, propagation, comments & etymology, and references.

“My plant work are composites via time which current the generalized progress development of the plant, not just with the buds, the mature flower in quite a few aspects-front, facet, back-on to the seed pods but in addition the roots. it is a view of a plant most unlikely to catch with the camera.”

She offers a real wildflower florilegium—a collecting of flora, a treatise on flowers—for our amusement. Illustrated and written with the cooperation of the nationwide Wildflower learn heart and the dept of Botany on the college of Texas at Austin, the Florilegium additionally has observations through E. Arthur Bell, instant prior Director of the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew, England and Ghillean T. Prance, present Director of the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew.

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1984 Nomenclatural notes on Aster (Asteraceae) II. Phytologia. 55:38088. Page 23 Page 24 Winecup Poppy Mallow Scientific Name Callirhoe involucrata Torrey & Gray 1849 Family MALVACEAE Life History Perennial herb. Origin United States. Range From North Dakota to Wyoming and Utah, south to Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas. Description PLANT: Sprawling, 6"12" tall, with long trailing stems. Leaves deeply incised into 57 lobes. FLOWER: Goblet-shaped burgundy flowers, petals to 2" in length. Three bract-like structures beneath the sepals are collectively called the involucre.

2:223567. Page 41 Page 42 Day Flower Scientific Name Commelina erecta Linnaeus 1753 Family COMMELINACEAE Life History Perennial herb. Origin Eastern and Southern United States. Range From Wisconsin to Wyoming, and south to Florida and Arizona. Description PLANT: Upright or sprawling, reaching height of 2' or more. Leaves mostly in a cluster at the base. FLOWER: Blue flowers, 1" or more in diameter. Bloom Period May to October. Pollinator(s) Pollen-collecting bees, since flowers lack nectar. Habitat Requirements Grows in sandy or rocky soils of woodlands, fields, slopes and streambanks.

Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 13:1419. Jones, A. G. 1984 Nomenclatural notes on Aster (Asteraceae) II. Phytologia. 55:38088. Page 23 Page 24 Winecup Poppy Mallow Scientific Name Callirhoe involucrata Torrey & Gray 1849 Family MALVACEAE Life History Perennial herb. Origin United States. Range From North Dakota to Wyoming and Utah, south to Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas. Description PLANT: Sprawling, 6"12" tall, with long trailing stems. Leaves deeply incised into 57 lobes. FLOWER: Goblet-shaped burgundy flowers, petals to 2" in length.

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