Problems? Your computer may refuse to show anything
other than an empty box. If so, and you are using Windows 7 as the webmaster does,
fixing the problem is most simple. Print the image you will come to here &
follow the few instructions. In other browsers I presume that you would follow
the same approach i.e. get to the 'Java' program on your computer & fix the
I did find a most interesting website in my search for data on the
magnolia. From this site, I learned that Magnolia grandiflora is native to the U.S.
southeast & can grow as tall as 90 feet; further that the blossoms grow to 8 to 12
inches across & are delightfully fragrant. The magnolia is the state flower of Louisiana
& the state tree of Mississippi. There was one tree growing, in 2000/1 I understand, in Baton
Rouge, Louisiana, which was 99 feet tall, 71 feet across, & had a trunk 18 feet in
circumference! I say 'was' not because I know what happened to that tree, but
many very old trees were destroyed in Hurricane Katrina.
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