National Geographic : 1946 May
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome by B.Anthony Stewart Below White Birches the Bonnie, Bonnie Heather Dyes the Roadside inGlen Cannich Useful heather makes the rural Scot's brooms and baskets, his emergency thatch and mattress. Decaying, it forms hispeat. Seeds and flowers nourish grouse and bees. Heather honey is delicious; heather ale brewing is a lost art. The evergreen plant beautifies sterile moors;homesick Scots long for the sight.