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Title
Pampas grass grown for market, ca.1920
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1920
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Rights Information
Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Public Domain. Release under the CC BY Attribution license--http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--Credit both “University of Southern California. Libraries” and “California Historical Society” as the source. Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
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Description
Photograph of pampas grass grown for market, ca.1920. Pampas grass and trees line the dirt roads or trails which form an intersection at center. Wheel tracks lace the dirt road in the foreground.
"(Cortaderia selloana), one of more than 20 species of tall, reedlike Central and South American and New Zealand grasses comprising the genus Cortaderia (family Poaceae). Female plants bear silvery, plumelike flower clusters about 30 to 90 cm (1 to 3 feet) tall. Pampas grass is cultivated as a lawn ornamental in warm parts of the world." -- unknown author.
Type
image
Format
2 photographs : photonegative, photoprint, b&w
10 x 13 cm.
negatives (photographic)
photographic prints
photographs
Identifier
chs-m14073
USC-1-1-1-14233 [Legacy record ID]
CHS-6009
http://doi.org/10.25549/chs-m14073
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/CHS-6009.jpg
Subject
Botany--Grasses
Grasses
Agricultural sites
Time Period
circa 1920
Place
California
Los Angeles
USA
Source
1-82-234 [Microfiche number]
6009 [Accession number]
CHS-6009 [Call number]
California Historical Society [Contributing entity]
Relation
California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
USC
chs-m265

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