Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

wild about wildflowers.(West Side Journal)

Byline: Rozanna M. Martinez Of the Journal

Retired nurse will put on a slide show of Sandias varieties

A slide lecture on the importance and medicinal values of wildflowers of the Sandias will be presented Tuesday in Corrales.

Pearl Burns, a retired nurse, will show about 97 slides of wildflowers and plant life she has photographed in the Sandia Mountains.

An admirer of wildflowers and plant life, Burns said she began photographing and reading about these life forms about 19 years ago shortly after her husband died and she retired.

Burns, a native of Las Vegas, N.M., now lives in Albuquerque. She has a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of New Mexico. …

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