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  • Showed me a plant in blume which is Sometimes called the ladies Slipper or Mockerson flower. it is in shape and appearance like ours only that the corolla is white marked with Small veigns of pale red longitudinally on the inner Side, and much Smaller.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • I also met with the plant in blume which is sometimes called the lady's slipper or mockerson flower. it is in shape and appearance like ours only that the corolla is white, marked with small veigns of pale red longitudinally on the inner side. after dinner we resumed our march. soon after seting out Sheilds killed another deer and in the course of the evening we picked up three others which Drewyer had killed along the road making a total of 6 today.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • I have not much fathe in him but mabe I Juge rong he take the same grounds that the dunkerds do the frute is verry bacward in here thare is no blume as yet nether peche or apples but the peches I think wil blume in a nother weke. thare has bin a good maney Deth about Waynesborough a good del of sicknes not so much about here. your farther

    Augusta County: George Schreckhise to James M. Schreckhise, March 5, 1862

  • From these two roots come foglio, feuille, feuillage, and fleur; -- blume, blossom, and bloom; our foliage, and the borrowed foil, and the connected technical groups of words in architecture and the sciences.

    Proserpina, Volume 1 Studies Of Wayside Flowers

  • L-s met with a singular plant in blume of which we preserved a Specimene. it grows on the Steep fertile hill Sides near this place the radix is fibrous, not much branched, annual, woody, white and nearly Smooth. the

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • Sergt. pryor informs me that the Snow on the high plains from the river was Shoe deep this morning when he Came down. it is somewhat estonishing that the grass and a variety of Plants Sustain no injurey from the Snow or frost; Maney of those plants are in blume and appear to be of tender susceptable texture.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • Vigitation is propotionable backward; the dog tooth Violet is just in blume, the honeysuckle, huckleberry and a Small Species of white maple are beginning to put foth their leaves, where they are clear of the

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • I observed considerable quantities of the qua-mash in the bottoms through which we passed this evening now in blume. there is much appearance of beaver and otter along these creeks. saw two deer at

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • Clark walked on Stad. shore, while the party were assending by means of their toe lines, I walked with them on the bank; found a species of pea bearing a yellow flower, and now in blume; it seldom rises more than 6 inches high, the leaf & stalk resembles that of the common gardin pea, the root is pirenial.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • Sunflower & Wild indigo all in blume. but fiew other flowers are to be

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

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  • blume appears in my Webster's Dictionary as a

    variation of bloom. (Scottish) Thanks to

    the Scottish language I have a word to fit

    an acrostic I am building.

    December 10, 2007