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BULL MGOSEPLOWER; LATEST FSAK IN PLANT LIFE
Here it is, the Bull Moose flower the-latest freak .in plant life.
The flower was grown by Andrew Bartholomew of 1:432 East
Glisan st, Portland, Ore. It resembles the famous dental display of
A few weeks ago Andrew Bartholomew planted several Dahlia
seedlings. When he stepped into his garden the other day to pick a
bouquet he discovered the flower pictured above .and another just
like it They were the only two of their kind in the garden and'
probably the only two of their kind in the world. No attempt was
made to grow the freak flowers, and they were not discovered until
fully grown. - ".-'
The bud also shown in the picture is onc.a stem growing from
the branch of the Bull Moose flower and as can be seen, will become
a perfectly normal DaKlia. It will not be'a, freak.'
The Bull Moose flower has been preserved in alcohol.