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Old 11-07-2013, 08:46 PM   #1
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A wild idea: plant native seeds
If you canít travel to enjoy the stateís native flowers, why not grow your own?
By Nan Sterman
12:01 p.m.Nov. 1, 2013

A wild idea: plant native seeds Page 1 of 3 | UTSanDiego.com
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San Diegansí love affair with wildflowers goes back at least to matriarch Ellen Browning Scripps, who, in about 1906, commissioned artist J.R. Valentien to travel the state and paint ďallĒ the wildflowers of California.

It was a herculean task that resulted in more than a thousand detailed paintings, all of which Scripps donated to the San Diego Natural History Museum. Eventually, the paintings will be on permanent display.

In the meantime, however, if you want to see native wildflowers, you have two options. One is to travel the state like Valentien and his wife, Anna. Your other option is to...
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