Analytical Key to West Coast Botany

Analytical Key to West Coast Botany

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...semi-cylindrical, a line broad. 3. M. crystallinum, L. Leaves flat, covered with glistening papill . 2. SESUVTUM, Linnaeus. 1. S. Portulacastrum, L. Calyx 3 to 5 lines long, more or less purplish, 3. MOLIiUGO, L. 1. K, verticillata, L. Slender: leaves spatula te: flowers fascicled, axillary. UMBELLIPERJI. Herbs with usually hollow stems, sheathing petioles and small flowers in simple or compound'umbels; the inferior ovary surmounted by a disk which bears 5 petals and 5 stamens: styles 2. The plants of this order are not here described. CORNACEA. Flowers in cymes or heads: petals 4: style 1: ovary 2-celled 1 Flowers dioecious, in drooping blue-gray catkins: petals none: styles 2 2 1. CORNUS, Linn us. Flowers in a head with involucre of 4 to 6 large white petaloid bracts 1, 3 Flowers yellowish in sessile umbels appearing before the leaves: bracts 4 3 Flowers white or cream-color in many-flowered cymes 4 to 7 1. C. Canadensis, L. Herbaceous, 3 to 8 inches high: leaves in a whorl at top. 2. C. Nuttallii, Audubon. A tree: involucre often tinged with red. (Dogwood. ) 3. C. sessilis, Torr. Bark green: leaves pale and silky beneath: pedicels silky. 4. C. Californios, . A. Meyer. Branches purplish: leaves ovate: cyme round-topp'd. 5. C. pubescens, Nutt. Similar: leaves rarely ovate: cyme larger: fruit white. 6. C. glabrata, Benth. Bark gray: leaves acute at each end: cymes small, flat. 7. 0. Torreyi, Watson. Leaves ovate or narrower, acute: cyme loose: fruit white. 3. GARRYA, Douglas. Leaves undulate, base obtuse, tomentose beneath 1 Leaves not undulate, acute at each end 2, 3 1. G. elliptica, Dongl. Sterile aments 2 to 5 inches long, often clustered. 2. G. Fremonti, Torr. Petioles 4 to 6 lines long: aments solitary, 2 or 3 inches...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236550676
  • 9781236550675