UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA HERBARIUM
BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION COLLECTION
-- WORKS BY LUCRETIA BREAZEALE HAMILTON --

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Exhibit Item 38

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Galliardia aristata
Blanketflower

Illustrator: Lucretia B. Hamilton
Pen and Ink

From the Collection of the
University of Arizona Herbarium


The common name, blanketflower, comes from bright colored Native American blankets.

Exhibit Item 39

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Gossypium thurberi
Desert cotton

Illustrator: Lucretia B. Hamilton
Pen and Ink

From the Collection of the
University of Arizona Herbarium


The white flowers turn pink late in the day. Seeds have a few small tuffs of cotton fibers too short to be of any use. Autumn foliage is a striking red.