“Finally, the defendant was called to testify. The air went from lighthearted post-lunch chatting to dour and intense. Judging from the sudden solemnity, one might have imagined that this trial was for drug trafficking or a violent crime. But it was about something that had much more profound implications: picking plants—specifically, wild onions.” This article appears in the Summer 2012 issue of ###Southern Cultures#. The full issue is also available as an ebook. ###Southern Cultures# is published quarterly (spring, summer, fall, winter) by the University of North Carolina Press. The journal is sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Center for the Study of the American South.
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Published May 1, 2012
by The University of North Carolina Press.