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Friends of the Wild Flower Garden
P. O. Box 3793
Minneapolis, MN 55403


Garden Plant Photo Identification Booklet

Enlarged Second Edition

More pages, more photos, larger photos. Spiral bound booklet, 8-1/2 x 5-1/2 inches, 142 pages, thumbnail photos of 437 species of flowering forbs, small shrubs and ferns of the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden. All plants are native or introduced to Minnesota and most can be found outside the Garden in Minnesota and in the northern states in the eastern half of the U.S. Additional images provided with ID notes to aid in identification - 1,015 photos in all. Photos are approximately 1-1/2 inches wide by 2 inches high.

Plants are listed by scientific name, separated into flower color sections. Key information includes common name, alternate common name, Eloise Butler Garden habitat where found, native or nor-native status, season of bloom, rarity in Minnesota, plus short descriptive notes with photos to aid in identification.

In addition, 114 grasses, sedges, large shrubs and trees of the Garden are line listed without photos; glossary of terms used in the booklet, and full index by common and scientific names provided. There are information pages about the Garden, it's history, the curators, what is seen each month of the season, and about The Friends of the Wild Flower Garden.

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Below: An example of one plant from the booklet, showing the type of descriptive photos. The information line under the common name give the codes for Garden location, native status and bloom time.

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