Category: botany

collectorsweekly:

“New Illustration of the Sexual System: The Temple of Flora, or Garden of Nature,” written by Robert Thornton with illustrations by Carl Linnaeus, 1807. (Via archive.org)

Illustrations from Plants and Their Application to Ornament by Eugène Grasset, 1896.

The Lost History of One of the World’s Strangest Science Experiments

The Lost History of One of the World’s Strangest Science Experiments

Don’t you love it when your daughters pass books on to you?
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#braidingsweetgrass #herbals #botanicals #plantpoetry #botany #daughterswisdom (at Bellingham, Washington)
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“The Night Blooming Cereus” from New Illustration of the Sexual System: The Temple of Flora, or Garden of Nature, written by Robert Thornton with illustrations by Carl Linnaeus, 1807.

“The Night Blooming Cereus” from New Illustration of the Sexual System: The Temple of Flora, or Garden of Nature, written by Robert Thornton with illustrations by Carl Linnaeus, 1807.

nemfrog:

Frontispiece. United States Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian.  1878.

collectorsweekly:

When Housewives Were Seduced by Seaweed