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Spring Wild Flowers of the Forest Floor At The Morton Arboretum: A Key To Identification, page 5


3.24619
India ink on 4-ply cream board
Digitized
Original
36.8 cm W x 50.4 cm H (Item)
29.2 cm W x 45.4 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:
  • Wild geranium -- Geranium maculatum
  • Foam flower -- Tiarella cordifolia
  • Fire pink -- Silene virginica
  • Evening campion -- Lychnis alba
  • Spring beauty -- Claytonia virginica
  • Rough alumroot -- Heuchera hispida
  • Violet wood sorrel -- Oxalis violacea
  • Yellow wood sorrel -- Oxalis stricta
  • Wild sarsaparilla -- Aralia nudicaulis
  • Ginseng -- Panax quinquefolium 
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. 18.
Artwork
English
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