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  • Writer's pictureBruce Siebold

King Tut Comes To Eighty Acres

Each summer you will find at least one King Tut plant on Eighty Acres. The King Tut plant is named after the Egyptian boy king and is a member of the papyrus family that grows along the Nile River in Africa. The Egyptians invented paper by harvesting the pith and fiber from the papyrus plant. The plant had many other uses including material for reed boats, baskets, ropes, mats, and even sandals. But today King Tut's only job is to simply sway, dance and twirl in the wind under the skies of Eighty Acres,

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