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Flowers and herbs of early America

Author: Lawrence D Griffith; Barbara Temple Lombardi; Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, ©2008.
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A leading historic plant expert bring the botanical heritage of early America back to life, documenting more than fifty species of flowers and herbs and providing details on how they were cultivated and used.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Griffith, Lawrence D.
Flowers and herbs of early America.
New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, c2008
(OCoLC)690527901
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence D Griffith; Barbara Temple Lombardi; Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
ISBN: 9780300145366 9780300164541 0300164548 0300145365
OCLC Number: 223869973
Notes: "The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation."
Description: xi, 292 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 28 cm.
Contents: Flowers. Annuals ; Biennials ; Perennials --
Herbs. Annuals ; Biennial ; Perennials.
Responsibility: by Lawrence D. Griffith ; photography by Barbara Temple Lombardi.

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Hounds-tongue. Ragged robin. Costmary. Pennyroyal. All-heal. These plants, whose very names conjure up a bygone world, were among the great variety of flowers and herbs grown in America's colonial  Read more...

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"Mr. Griffith's knowledge is both scholarly and as practical as that of any gardener who has spent hours weeding on his hands and knees."--Anne Raver, "New York Times"--Anne Raver"New York Times" Read more...

 
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