September 11, 1852

in Thoreau’s Journal:

The purple gerardia and blue curls are interesting for their petals strewn about—beaten down by the rain— Many a brook I look into is strewn with the purple petals of the gerardia whose stalk is not obvious in the bank.


September 8, 2016:   “blue-curls” ?

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