John Soar

Discussion in 'THE CROTON SOCIETY' started by Phil Stager, May 19, 2016.

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  1. Phil Stager

    Phil Stager Esteemed Member

    Sunny St. Pete, FL
    bought the attached picture post card on eBay. Note the inscription;
    Royal Palm at nursery of J.J. Soar, Little River, Fla.

    Card is used and cancelled SEP 10, 1917 Jacksonville, FLA

    Most likely the John Soar for whom the croton was named after. john-soar001.jpg
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  2. junglegal

    junglegal Esteemed Member

    St. Pete FL
    Really cool Phil! A quick search found reading enjoyment on google books, keywords john soar and little river. New york botanical garden journal, volume 14, page 82. 1913. I know what I'm reading tonight!!
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