A Sand County Almanac


Aldo Leopold

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A genus of flowers that grows in Wisconsin. Leopold often refers to the draba as a single flower, when in fact the genus contains over four hundred species.
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Draba Term Timeline in A Sand County Almanac

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Part I: April
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Leopold considers the draba flower. It is so small that those who are not looking for it can easily... (full context)
Part II: Wisconsin
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...economically poor, but ecologically rich. The counties are full of plants and flowers (like the draba), as well as many endemic bird species. No economist would stop and look at any... (full context)