Herbiarum Vocabularum

Praised be You, my Lord, through our Sister, Mother Earth, who sustains and governs us, producing varied fruits with coloured flowers and herbs.
St Francis of Assissi

 

More of my experiments with eco collography. They made me think of producing an herbiary, a compendium of herbs in the manner of the bestiary, which dates to the Middle Ages and were illustrated descriptions of animals accompanied by “… a moral lesson, … [reflecting] the belief that the world … was the Word of God, and … every living thing had its … special meaning.” (Wikipedia). Some of these approach illustration, others not at all. I'm more interested in the energy of the plant - or rather something that represents energy - than its physical appearance.   More ...

Sumac
Sumac
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Chinese Lanterns
Chinese Lanterns
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Sumac
Sumac
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Blueberry
Blueberry
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St John's Wort
St John's Wort
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Purple Sage
Purple Sage
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Elm
Elm
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Elm
Elm
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Comfrey
Comfrey
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Bergamot Mint
Bergamot Mint
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Bergamot Mint
Bergamot Mint
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