British Wild Flowers: Their Naming and Folklore


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British Wild Flowers: Their Naming and Folklore Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Wooden Books
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Pages: 64 Illustrations and other contents: 100 Language: English ISBN: 9781907155420 Categories: , , ,

When is a marigold not a marigold? Where in Great Britain is a harebell a bluebell? What does a Burdock have to do with velcrose? And what does a dandelion have to do with teeth? In this delightful little book, historian Gerald Ponting reveals the fascinating stories at the heart of many wild flower names. From names made up by Shakespeare to names based on appearance or medicinal properties, prepare to be amused, informed and amazed.

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