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Wonders Of The Weather Plant

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Parent Issue
Day
7
Month
January
Year
1891
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

According to an English botanioal romurkrabla specimen of tho ither plant." ooDtinaes to c:te considerable intere . who on its flrei disoovory rere unwilling to a .-tn jp nion in regard to its prognosticattng drtues, now agree, af ter . -.' leriments, that tho Bhrubis in fcruth prophetic. Thirty-two thousand Ie during Home three years past tend to provo ts .nfallibility. Tho plant ltself is a lefrune, conmonly called tho "Pati Pea,"butKown in botany as the Abrus pereginus. It is a nativc of Corsea and Tunis. lts leaf and tw gstrongly resemblo thoso of tho acacia. Tho more delicate leaves of its upper branches foretell the state of tho woather forty-eiirli t bours ;n advance, vvhile its lower and hardier leaves indícate all atmospheric changes three days be,forehand. Tho indications consist in a chanpe in the position of tho leaves and in the rise and fall of the twigi and

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Old News
Ann Arbor Courier