. Handbook of nature-study for teachers and parents, based on the Cornell nature-study leaflets. Nature study. Wild-Flower Study 525. Shozvy ladies' slipper Photo by Verne Morton. THE YELLOW LADY'S SLIPPER Teacher's Story "Graceful and tall the slender drooping stem. With two broad leaves below. Shapely the flower so lightly poised betiveen. And warm its rosy glow."—Elaine Goodale. These showy flowers look so strange in our woodlands that we gaze at them as curiously as we might upon a veiled lady from the Orient who had settled in our midst. There is something abnormal and mysteriou

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. Handbook of nature-study for teachers and parents, based on the Cornell nature-study leaflets. Nature study. Wild-Flower Study 525. Shozvy ladies' slipper Photo by Verne Morton. THE YELLOW LADY'S SLIPPER Teacher's Story "Graceful and tall the slender drooping stem. With two broad leaves below. Shapely the flower so lightly poised betiveen. And warm its rosy glow."—Elaine Goodale. These showy flowers look so strange in our woodlands that we gaze at them as curiously as we might upon a veiled lady from the Orient who had settled in our midst. There is something abnormal and mysteriou
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. Handbook of nature-study for teachers and parents, based on the Cornell nature-study leaflets. Nature study. Wild-Flower Study 525. Shozvy ladies' slipper Photo by Verne Morton. THE YELLOW LADY'S SLIPPER Teacher's Story "Graceful and tall the slender drooping stem. With two broad leaves below. Shapely the flower so lightly poised betiveen. And warm its rosy glow."—Elaine Goodale. These showy flowers look so strange in our woodlands that we gaze at them as curiously as we might upon a veiled lady from the Orient who had settled in our midst. There is something abnormal and mysterious in the shape of this flower, and though it be called the lady's slipper, yet it would be a strange foot that could fit such a slipper; and if it is strange at the first glance, it is still more so as we try to compare it with other flowers. There are two long sepals that extend up and down, the lower one being made up of two grown together—but the "seam" does not show. The sepals are yellow, and are wider than the two long streamers that extend out at right angles to them, and which are petals; the brighter color of the latter, their markings of reddish dots, the hairs near their bases, all go to show that these petals, although so difiierent in shape, belong to the same series as the big lower petal which is puffed out into a sac, shaped like a deep, long bowl, with its upper edges incurved. If we. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Comstock, Anna Botsford, 1854-1930. Ithaca, N. Y. , Comstock Publishing Company

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