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Violets Wasting Tlieir Sweetness on the Desert Air

���Violets? Acres and acres of them going to seed in the California autumn. There are sweet vio- lets, marsh violets, hairy violets, dog violets and mountain violets all growing in the same field, which is at Coma, California

��Milady can visit the fields at any time she wishes and pick her own flowers. Violets are prodigious seed-yielders in the autumn, while the more conspicuous spring flowers with which we are familiar yield little or no seed

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