After finding a rare flower last seen in Maryland when Teddy Roosevelt was president, Wes Knapp excitedly headed home to share his breaking botany news with his wife.I'm just going to guess it hasn't been seen in Maryland since Teddy was Preznit is because no one was looking for it very hard.
“I’m pretty sure I came home sweaty and tired and told her we found the Solidago rupestris” — a bright yellow flower that most everyone else would know as the riverbank goldenrod — “and she said, ‘That’s great, can you take out the garbage?’ ” Knapp recalled.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
What Was Lost is Now Found
It's just a weed. Maryland botanist makes a rare find on the banks of the Potomac