The American Botanist; Devoted to Economic and Ecological Botany Volume 24-28

The American Botanist; Devoted to Economic and Ecological Botany Volume 24-28

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...when in bloom. 15a. Sedmn integrifolimn (Raf.) A. Nels. A second species with violet colored flowers and a rather smaller plant was collected at Marsh Pass. 16. Antennaria arida E. Nels. This is the handsomest Antennaria that I know of. The flower heads are white flushed with pink. Forms extensive mats on the summit of Navajo. 17. Symphoricarpos oreophilus Gray. 19. Trifolinm andinmn Nutt. Var.? Summit of Navajo. 20. Rubus strigosus Michx. The only Rubus found. If this is R. strigosus it has sadly degenerated in the western part of its range. Berries insipid. 21. Stellaria Jamesiana Torr. Summit of Navajo. 23. Eriogonum cognatum Greene. Slopes of Navajo. 24. Philadelphus occidentalis A. Nels. This Philadelfhus was so floriferous and so fragrant that it could be smelled for a considerable distance. Seldom found except on slides. Shrub has a grayish appearance. Slopes of Navajo. Z5. Pentstemon strictus Benth. Abundant everywhere. Saw it at Grand Canyon, at Flagstaff, and all over Navajo. 26. Lychnis Drummondii Wats. Near War God spring. 27. Acer glabrum Torr. var. tripartitum. Growing about the edges of cliffs and rock slides. Hidden Spring. 28. Purshia tridentata DC. Plentiful among the cedars and pines at Endische Spring and found nearly to the summit. Easily confused with Cowania which is abundant at Grand Canyon., 29. Geranium caespitosum gracile (Eng.) A. Nels. A fine little geranium with pinkish flowers. Aspen Springs. 30. H olodiscus dumosus (Nutt.) Heller. This shrub is worth cultivating. Its very abundant panicles of light buff flowers made it quite conspicuous. 31. Fritillaria atropurpurea Nutt. Very common half way up the mountain in park-like spaces and fond of growing in mats of Ceanothus. 32. Ceanothus Fendleri Gray. T horny, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 445g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123691192X
  • 9781236911926