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1  I believe that botanists do not confirm Fuchs's story, but insist that the sunflower was native to those plains.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV
2  The next summer, when the long trains of wagons came through with all the women and children, they had the sunflower trail to follow.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV
3  Within a week all the blooming roads had been despoiled, hundreds of miles of yellow sunflowers had been transformed into brown, rattling, burry stalks.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VII
4  And all along it, wherever it looped or ran, the sunflowers grew; some of them were as big as little trees, with great rough leaves and many branches which bore dozens of blossoms.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
5  In that singular light every little tree and shock of wheat, every sunflower stalk and clump of snow-on-the-mountain, drew itself up high and pointed; the very clods and furrows in the fields seemed to stand up sharply.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: IV
6  The buffalo-peas were blooming in pink and purple masses along the roadside, and the larks, perched on last year's dried sunflower stalks, were singing straight at the sun, their heads thrown back and their yellow breasts a-quiver.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XVIII
7  Everything was as it should be: the strong smell of sunflowers and ironweed in the dew, the clear blue and gold of the sky, the evening star, the purr of the milk into the pails, the grunts and squeals of the pigs fighting over their supper.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 5. Cuzak's Boys: I
8  Fuchs told me that the sunflowers were introduced into that country by the Mormons; that at the time of the persecution, when they left Missouri and struck out into the wilderness to find a place where they could worship God in their own way, the members of the first exploring party, crossing the plains to Utah, scattered sunflower seed as they went.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV
9  Fuchs told me that the sunflowers were introduced into that country by the Mormons; that at the time of the persecution, when they left Missouri and struck out into the wilderness to find a place where they could worship God in their own way, the members of the first exploring party, crossing the plains to Utah, scattered sunflower seed as they went.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV