The Romance of Plant Life Interesting Descriptions of the Strange and Curious in the Plant World
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The Romance of Plant Life Interesting Descriptions of the Strange and Curious in the Plant World

By G. F. Scott Elliot
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Table of Contents
  • THE ROMANCE OF PLANT LIFE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • CHAPTER I THE ACTIVITY OF VEGETABLES
  • CHAPTER II ON SAVAGES, DOCTORS, AND PLANTS
  • CHAPTER III A TREE'S PERILOUS LIFE
  • CHAPTER IV ON FORESTS
  • CHAPTER V FLOWERS
  • CHAPTER VI ON UNDERGROUND LIFE
  • CHAPTER VII HIGH MOUNTAINS, ARCTIC SNOWS
  • CHAPTER VIII SCRUB
  • CHAPTER IX ON TEA, COFFEE, CHOCOLATE, AND TOBACCO
  • CHAPTER X ON DESERTS
  • CHAPTER XI THE STORY OF THE FIELDS
  • CHAPTER XII ON PLANTS WHICH ADD TO CONTINENTS
  • CHAPTER XIII ROCKS, STONES, AND SCENERY
  • CHAPTER XIV ON VEGETABLE DEMONS
  • CHAPTER XV ON NETTLES, SENSITIVE PLANTS, ETC.
  • CHAPTER XVI ON FLOWERS OF THE WATER
  • CHAPTER XVII ON GRASSLANDS
  • CHAPTER XVIII POISONS
  • CHAPTER XIX ON FRUITS
  • CHAPTER XX WANDERING FRUITS AND SEEDS
  • CHAPTER XXI STORY OF THE CROPS
  • CHAPTER XXII PLANTS AND ANTS
  • CHAPTER XXIII THE PERIL OF INSECTS
  • CHAPTER XXIV RUBBER, HEMP, AND OPIUM
  • CHAPTER XXV ON CLIMBING PLANTS
  • CHAPTER XXVI PLANTS WHICH PREY ON PLANTS
  • CHAPTER XXVII PLANTS ATTACKING ANIMALS
  • CHAPTER XXVIII MOSSES AND MOORS
  • CHAPTER XXIX NAMES AND SUPERSTITIONS
  • INDEX
  • FOOTNOTES:
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