hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: HIST: Flags

From: "Francis McVicker" <billmcvicker@email.msn.com>


I was recently in Ireland, and some of the folks there referred
to the i pseudacorous growing wild as 'yellow flags' which may
suggest that the origins may predate our homesteading.

Bill McVicker......in hot and dry Oklahoma

----- Original Message -----
From: Michael D. Greenfield <redear@infinet.com>
To: Iris Talk <iris-talk@onelist.com>
Sent: Monday, August 23, 1999 1:05 PM
Subject: [iris-talk] HIST: Flags

> From: "Michael D. Greenfield" <redear@infinet.com>
> Does anyone know how it is that some people call iris flags?
> The reason I was told this weekend is ;  When people were homesteading
> years ago they would plant a iris on each corner to mark their land.
> Does anyone know if this is true?
> I cannot think of any other plant you could carry around and plant almost
> any time of the year and hope to have it grow.
> Mike Greenfield
> redear@infinet.com
> SW Ohio
> --------------------------- ONElist Sponsor ----------------------------
> ONElist:  home to the world's liveliest email communities.
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------

--------------------------- ONElist Sponsor ----------------------------

ONElist announces "FRIENDS & FAMILY!"
For details, including our weekly drawing, go to


 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index