A Passion for Trilliums

Michael J. Andrews emeth1 at voicenet.com
Tue Oct 28 19:11:10 EST 1997

In article <62r2kh$c6l at sjx-ixn9.ix.netcom.com>,
d_micro at ix.netcom.com(Michael L Roginsky ) wrote:

> In <kWkT00O5IgvL091yn at teleport.com> larryc at teleport.com (Larry
> Caldwell) writes: 
> >
> >In article <3446F86E.806261D0 at miningco.com>,
> >Bryan Ness <botany.guide at miningco.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Read a new article at The Botany Site, "A Passion for Trilliums,"
> which
> >> is all about the wonderful genus Trillium.  Trilliums are loved by
> >> naturalists, outdoorsmen, botanists and gardeners alike because of
> their
> >> beautiful three-petaled flowers.  
> >
> >They have a wonderful perfume too, a fact I only discovered because I
> >spend time crawling around the woods on my hands and knees.

I did this a few years back, crawling around in a trillium patch, doing
some macrophotography, sniffing the flowers.  I ended up with a
body-covering case of poison ivy.  Missed school for three days.

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