What is snow-on-the-mountain in To Kill a Mockingbird?

What is snow-on-the-mountain in To Kill a Mockingbird?

What is snow-on-the-mountain in To Kill a Mockingbird?

The waxy camellia, the "Snow-on-the-Mountain" (118), could be a symbol of courage. She built her spirit little by little just as when she was making the camellia. Now it is Jem's turn to build his own.

What does snow-on-the-mountain?

Snow-on-the-mountain, (Euphorbia marginata), succulent plant of the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae), native to the central plains of the United States. ... The plant has long been a favourite as a garden annual and in flower arrangements, though some people are allergic to its white latex sap.

Does Maycomb have snow?

For the first time in years, Maycomb endures a real winter. There is even light snowfall, an event rare enough for school to be closed. Jem and Scout haul as much snow as they could from Miss Maudie's yard to their own.

Is all privet invasive?

All nine species of privet currently in the southeast U.S. are invasive. The first species of privet was introduced into the United States in the 1700s as an ornamental plant used as a hedge or foliage for gardens.

How did Mrs Dubose die?

Jem takes a baton from Scout and destroys all of Mrs. Dubose's camellia bushes. ... Dubose dies a little more than a month after Jem's punishment ends. Atticus reveals to Jem that she was addicted to morphine and that the reading was part of her successful effort to combat this addiction.

How do you kill Snow on the mountain?

Spray the snow-on-the-mountain with a 1 to 2-percent glyphosate herbicide solution until all leaves are fully covered. Blue spray marking dye mixed with the solution marks the plants so you can see which plants are sprayed.

Is snow-on-the-mountain poisonous to humans?

Snow-on-the-mountain, or Euphorbia marginata, is poisonous plant with white-and-green-striped leaves, embedded with tiny white flowers. The plant's sap isn't always poisonous — it depends on the individual growth — but when it is, snow-on-the-mountain can lead to skin and eye irritation.

Will snow-on-the-mountain kill other plants?

Invasive Bishop's Weed Also known as Goutweed or Snow-on-the-Mountain, it wreaks havoc in moist, partly shaded woodlands and disturbed areas. It forms a dense mat that prohibits other plants from establishing.

Is Mr Avery Black in To Kill a Mockingbird?

Avery. This is appropriate because he is a very crude character. He behaves worse than any black character in the story. He behaves the way that blacks are "supposed" to behave and yet he is white.

What or who did Mr Avery blame for the snow?

Mr. Avery blames the especially cold weather on a prophecy written on the Rosetta Stone that stated that the seasons would change if children disobeyed their parents, fought with each other, and smoked cigarettes. He tells Jem and Scout that badly behaved children like them have caused it to snow.


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