Thought I would share this here too.
Much Love from Michigan, Sherry
My cousin Coni took this photo up at the Barkhamsted LightHouse site. It’s a very beautiful flower. I ponder if James & Molly planted these because they loved the flower or because there was a purpose or even if it was a wild flower….
So my first step was to ask my friends on Facebook if they’d ever seens this kind of flower, I got one response, they thought it looked like the wild flower called Trillium. I went to google & looked it up. On Wikipedia it says “Picking a trillium seriously injures the plant by preventing the leaf-like bracts from producing food for the next year. A plant takes many years to recover. For this reason in Michigan, Minnesota and New York it is illegal to pick and/or transplant trilliums from public lands without a permit from the State.”
It goes on to say “Some trilliums have a…
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Category: Sherry Lyn Carsten
I’ve been a family Genealogist/Native American Researcher for over 25+ years and have traced over 55,000+ people for my research - My main area of research is in MI, IN, CT, NY, RI, PA, MA, VA, VT, NJ, OH, KY, Block Island & Long Island areas - dealing with many of the tribes in these locations.
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