National Geographic : 1939 Aug
FLORAL GARLANDS OF PRAIRIE, PLAIN, AND WOOI)DLANI - iN pT © National Geographic Society VIVID CLUSTERS OF MEADOW PHLOX (1) SPLASH DRY FIELDS WITH COLOR Phlox pilosa is a member of a plant genus so widely distributed that it has been suggested for the national flower of the United States. Two Figworts are (2) Pink Gerardia, Gerardia tenuifolia, and (3) Yellow Wood Betony, Pedicularis canadensis, with small plumelike blossoms. (4) Hairy Ruellia, Ruellia ciliosa, is a member of the Acanthus family. The huge Asiatic teak tree and delicate (5) Prairie Verbena, Verbena bipinnatifida, are related.