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White-banded Crab Spider - (c) Copyright 2017 Paula Sharp

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Cary, Bill, "Go Now to See the Peony Show at Rockefeller Park,"  The Journal News, May 15, 2015. Web. May 21, 2015.  <>


Conigliaro, Dorothy, "A Second Gift of Peonies Arrives Intact at the Rockefeller Preserve,"  The New York Times.  Dec. 8, 2002. Web.  May 20, 2015.   <>


Conigliaro, Dorothy, "Sad End To a Gift Of Peonies From Japan," The New York Times, Oct. 27, 2002.  Web.   May 20, 2015.  <>   


Easley, Hema, "Flowers from Japan to Heal the Hearts of Many."  The Journal News. Dec. 6, 2002, page 4B, Cols 1-4. Print.


Hollingsworth, Don (as President of American Peony Society), "Peony Flower Anatomy, Part I."  The American Peony Society. Web.  May 20, 2015.   <>


Huang, Zach, "Bees on Peonies."  Web.  May 21, 2015.  <>


Meyer,  Jerry, "Tree Peonies."   University of Vermont Extension System, Department of Plant and Soil Science.  Web.  May 20, 2015.  <>


"Paeonia suffruticosa."  Missouri Botanical Garden.  Web.  May 20, 2015.  <>


"Peony Bloom Countdown."  Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden, University of Michigan.  Web.  May 21, 2015.   <>

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