National Geographic : 1944 Dec
© National Geographic Society Kodachromes byOwen Lattimore In June the Wilderness Blazes with Wild Flowers Here a River Boat Stopped inAdmiration ofthe Blossoms Thaw having unlocked the earth, the hot brief summer brings asters, holly- On a Yenisei bank, stewardesses display theharvest. Even thebotanizing hocks, violets, forget-me-nots, pinks, pond lilies, roses, and rosemaries. Even former Secretary of Agriculture, Henry A.Wallace, could notname allplants he the alpine edelweiss is known to forest clearings. saw here. Part of Siberia's huge timber reserve stands inthedistance.