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Botanic Notables: Kentucky Bluegrass

September 22, 2011
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Welcome to Kentucky, where the grass is always ... bluer? It is known as The Bluegrass State, a nickname that evokes rhythms of banjos, fiddles, and mandolins. The style of string-band music has its roots in Kentucky, but why is it called bluegrass, and why are the state's fields green?