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Venus's Looking Glass

VENUS'S LOOKING GLASS, a popular garden name for Campanula Speculum (or Specularia Speculum), from the old name for the plant, Speculum Veneris. It is a common cornfield plant in the south of Europe, and is grown in gardens on account of its brilliant purple flowers.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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