28 AUGUST 1926, Page 10

On the subject of the destruction of wild flowers, a

friend in America sends me some extracts from the legis- lation of various States in their attempt to meet the evil• In the States of Massachusetts, Vermont and Connecticut, there are stringent regulations against " the uprooting of plants and the taking and transportation of foliage from one piece of land to another." With the increase of motoring in this country we may soon be compelled to pass similar legislation. -