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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Floral Gems: Photos from October 16, 1997 event at U.S. National Arboretum

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Floral Gems: "Tipper" Makes Its American Debut

(Photos from October 16 event at U.S. National Arboretum)

Mrs. Gore receives "Tipper" from South African Ambassador Franklin Sonn.
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"Tipper," a creamy-white Star of Bethlehem lily named for Mrs. Tipper Gore.
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Left to right: Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman, Mrs. Tipper Gore, Mrs. Joan Sonn, Mrs. Glickman, and South African Ambassador Franklin Sonn.
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South African Floral Gems exhibit.
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Mrs. Gore and Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman.
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Scientific contact: Tom Elias, director, ARS U.S. National Arboretum, Washington, D.C., phone (202) 245-4539, fax (202) 245-4575,

Last Modified: 5/9/2014
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