1871: Mary Hedges, botany professor, goes to the root of the matter!

December 16, 2019 Author: Phyllis Root Photographer: Kelly Povo Some cultures have stories of the miraculous blooming of flowers in the snow at Christmas time, but Minnesota‚Äôs native flowers are locked up tight in the frozen ground. Snow trilliums, pasque flowers, and hepatica might bloom in early spring even through a late snowfall, but for … Continue reading 1871: Mary Hedges, botany professor, goes to the root of the matter!