Thursday, December 10, 2009

Schoolhouse & Wild Flowers

Lower Fox Creek School is located on the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve.

The one room school was built in 1882 and was used until 1930.

Woolly Verbana

Plains Sunflower

Indians mixed dried ground petals with cornmeal to use as yellow face powder during ceremonial dances.

Tall or Roadside Thistle.

Indian Blanket Flower is the state flower of Oklahoma.  We have them in Kansas also.
They are a member of the Sunflower family.

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