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Re: Is this a rescue?

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: Is this a rescue?
  • From: "william b. cook" <billc@atlantic.net>
  • Date: Mon, 18 May 1998 00:12:44 -0600 (MDT)


> Its the color of Aaron's Rod in Sutton's recently arrived catalog, and as
> large.  It is in full glorious bloom this moment, with two more buds to
> follow tomorrow and the next day.  Its growing 2' from the pavement on a
> major  artery from downtown to the west side, in an apex of soil where a
> huge concrete apron rises from the pavement to the underside of an
> Interstate bridge.  Ergo - its city or State highway property.  

     That plant has no chance at long term survival there.  You may wish to
ask the police about the legality of stopping there.  Otherwise, I see no
problem with rescuing the plant from almost certain doom.  Just don't get
run over.

Mark A. Cook
Dunnellon, Florida.  

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