Courtesy of Nova Scotia Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-ND
Courtesy of Nova Scotia Museum | Licence: CC BY-NC-ND

Sorbus aucuparia - Mountain ash

Date

1870-1875

Artist

Collective Title

Bound volume of watercolours paintings, maroon leather with gold leaf scrolling outline on 4 sides. Front cover inscribed: "Wild Flowers of Canada / By / Maria Morris / (The Late) / Mrs. Miller. / Vol. III." Inside front cover: " Wild Flowers of Canada /

Collection

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From the Collection

Inscription

In woods and frequently in swampy grounds. The Bark that is free from the muscle insect, has in a slight degree the property of Peruvian Bark. The trees are smaller than the European varieties, the leaves are larger. Bears eat the fruit, a large crop of which denotes an early & severe winter.

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Image Credit

Courtesy of Nova Scotia Museum

From the Watercolour World

Location

Canada

Country