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Title Star-of-Bethlehem, Orithogalum [Ornithogalum] umbellatum, Liliaceae
Date April 29, 1950
Description The image shows a patch of blooming star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum). The plants were found at 508 Broad Street in Salem, Virginia. The photograph was taken by Myrl Brooks on April 29, 1950. Photographer remarks on photocard: "A naturalized citizen from Europe"
Location Location Name: Salem (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 121.0
Latitude: 37.2620782
Longitude: -80.1455968
Creator Individual Myrl Brooks
Tags Flora
Roanoke County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway