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Black-eyed Susan, Maryland's state flower, circa 1951-1980

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Summary:Photograph of Black-eyed Susans growing along the bank of a woodland stream, circa 1951-1990. Caption reads: "Black-eyed Susan, Maryland's State Flower, Type of daisy whose colors are similar to those in the arms of the family of Lord Baltimore, founder of the colony of Maryland, the Black-eyed Susan was officially designated as the state flower by the General Assembly in 1918. Although usually seen along dry roadsides, certain varieties of this wildflower prefer moist areas, such as these by a picturesque stream." Postcard number: 29281-B.
Provider:Dexter Press
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New York
Place of origin – Settlement:West Nyack
Temporal subject: 1951-1960
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Topical subjects:Flowers
Black-eyed Susans
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Agriculture, Environment, Conservation, the Natural World
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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