The wild flowers and native grasses along railroad right-of-ways and in some fence rows gives us a hint of the native Iowa vegetation that greeted early settlers. Iowa has four virgin prairie reserves. A "flowering timetable" gives a preview of the sights in store for visitors.
"Especially for Homemakers,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 21
, Article 3.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol21/iss1/3