Things Named Jefferson: The Plant Edition

February 20, 2009

Jeffersonia diphylla or Twinleaf is an uncommon spring flower named after the “Titan of Tuckahoe” in 1792 by botonist Benjamin Smith Barton, a contemporary of TJ, and fellow member of the American Philosophical Society.

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A Cat Named Jefferson…

January 8, 2009

thomas-11From our fluff dept. files…A cat named Thomas Jefferson turns 1 year old. Click here to read about it.