Summer Beauty Bear's Breeches in the Shade Garden of Stephen F. Austin University in Historic Nacogdoches

Summer Beauty Bear's Breeches in the Shade Garden of Stephen F. Austin University

Summer Beauty Bear's Breeches in the Shade Garden of Stephen F. Austin University.

The leaf pattern of Acanthus mollis or Summer Beauty bear's breeches, also commonly called sea dock, bearsfoot and oyster plant,
is believed to be the design used in the capitals of the Corinthian and composite orders of Greek and Roman Architecture.19


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