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trillium

(Encyclopedia) trillium or wake-robintrl´m, any plant of the large genus Trillium, attractive spring wildflowers of the family Liliaceae (lily family), native to North America and E Asia. The…

wake-robin

(Encyclopedia) wake-robin, name for several plants, particularly trillium.

rhizome

(Encyclopedia) rhizome r´zm or rootstock, fleshy, creeping underground stem by means of which certain plants propagate themselves. Buds that form at the joints produce new shoots. Thus if a rhizome…

Amy Lowell: Listening

Listening'T is you that are the music, not your song. The song is but a door which, opening wide, Lets forth the pent-up melody inside, Your spirit's harmony, which clear and strong Sings…

Ralph Waldo Emerson: Blight

Blight Give me truths; For I am weary of the surfaces, And die of inanition. If I knew Only the herbs and simples of the wood, Rue, cinquefoil, gill, vervain and agrimony, Blue-…

1995 George Foster Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards, administered by the University of Georgia's Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communications, honor excellence in both radio and television broadcasting.Radio…

lily

(Encyclopedia) lily, common name for the Liliaceae, a plant family numbering several thousand species of as many as 300 genera, widely distributed over the earth and particularly abundant in warm…

Ohio

Ohio State Facts Entered Union: March 1, 1803 (17th State)Present constitution adopted: 1851 Fun Facts State abbreviation/Postal code: Ohio/OHNicknames: Buckeye StateSlogan: "Ohio—Birthplace of…

State Symbols

StateSongBirdTreeFlowerAlabama“Alabama” (1931)yellowhammer (1927)Southern longleaf pine (1949, 1997)camellia (1959)Salt water fish: fighting tarpon (1955); Fresh water fish: largemouth bass (…