Hedgemaids and fairy candles: the lives and lore of North American wildflowers

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Ragged Mountain Press, 1993 - Nature - 232 pages
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Author Jack Sanders explores the lives & lore of more than 80 of North America's most popular wildflowers, describing the origins of their names, their places in history & literature, what uses ancient herbalists found for them, what uses they have now, where they grow, how they reproduce, & how to grow or transplant them.

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Contents

+ INTRODUCTION 1 Ginsengs
61
Anemones The Girl on the Ground
67
Bloodroot The Green Umbrellas
73
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JACK SANDERS is the northeast field editor for "Wildflower" magazine and has written about wildflowers for "The New York Times," The editor of" The Ridgefield Press," he lives with his wife, Sally, in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

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