Botany Photo of the Day Lathyrus odoratus ‘Wiltshire Ripple’

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    “Here are sweet peas, on tip-toe for a flight: with wings of gentle flush o’er delicate white, and taper fingers catching at all things, to bind them all about with tiny rings,” wrote John Keats of an old cultivar of sweet pea, ‘Painted Lady’. Cultivation of sweet peas began in the 17th century. The height […]

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