Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Massachusetts” in chapter 1 of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Irene E. Jerome., In a fair country:
...is easy to exaggerate this difference.
Even so good an observer as Wilson Flagg is betrayed into saying that the epigaea and hepatica seldom make their appearance until after the middle of April in Massachusetts , and that it is not unusual for the whole month of April to pass away without producing more than two or three species of wild-flowers.
But I have formerly found the hepatica in bloom at Mount Aubu...
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