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Spring Wild Flowers of the Forest Floor At The Morton Arboretum: A Key To Identification, page 4


3.24618
India ink on 4-ply cream board
Digitized
Original
37 cm W x 52.5 cm H (Item)
29.6 cm W x 46 cm H (Platemark or image size)
1 sheet
Drawing
1944
Illustrations of wild flowers with identification text, key on left and habitat border of leaves on right, created to accompany "Spring Wild Flowers Of The Forest Floor At The Morton Arboretum" article featured in Morton Arboretum Bulletin of Popular Information.

Illustrations and identifying text depicted, from top to bottom:
  • White baneberry -- Actaea alba
  • Bloodroot -- Sanguinaria canadensis
  • May-apple -- Podophyllum peltatum
  • Wild columbine -- Aquilegia canadensis
  • Wild strawberry -- Fragaria virginiana
  • Cinquefoil -- Potentilla canadensis
  • Small-flowered crowfoot -- Ranunculus abortivus
  • Swamp buttercup -- Ranunculus septentrionalis
  • Blue cohosh -- Caulophyllum thalictroides
  • Toothwort -- Dentaria laciniata
  • Spring cress -- Cardamine bulbosa 
Some terms and text originally adhered to board have detached and are housed with art. 
 
Morton Arboretum Bulletin Of Popular Information, Vol. 19, nos. 4 and 5, p. 13-20. 
Artwork
English
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