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Did you ever wander over barren, parched stubble-fields, and suddenly front a knot of red Turk's-cap lilies, flaring as if they had drawn all the heat and brilliance from the land into their tissues?
MELOCACTUS, the genus of melon-thistle or Turk's-cap cactuses, contains, according to a recent estimate, about 90 species, which inhabit chiefly the
The very showy Martagon, or Turk's-cap lily, also belongs to our neighborhood.
Page 493 passion flower and the Turk's-cap lily, and on the mountain sides the poplar or tulip-tree, the hickory, ash, black and white walnut, the holly, the chincapin, the alder, and the chestnut, each in profusion.
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In the Smoky Mountains not far from Knoxville, Tenn., wild pigs are dining their way through patches of Turk's-cap lily -- a species federal authorities say is endangered, threatened, and vulnerable in several eastern states.
Chalcedonicum) or "red Turk's-cap lily", which "comes into flower at the season of the year when our Lord's sermon on the mount is supposed to have been delivered.