Monday, March 21, 2005

What's in a Name?

Bear's Breeches
Originally uploaded by Uncle Mikey.
Why is this plant called Bear's Breeches? Each one of the leaves is about three feet long and two wide, and it puts up a huge (5' tall) spike with pink/white/purple flowers all over it.

But why Bear's Breeches? I don't get it.

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