Botany of the United States North of Virginia; Comprising Descriptions of the Flowering and Fern-Like Plants Hitherto Found in Those States

Botany of the United States North of Virginia; Comprising Descriptions of the Flowering and Fern-Like Plants Hitherto Found in Those States

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...2--4 feet high, bushy, with numerous branches, at length widely spreading. Heads small, numerous, on branchlets disposed in a racemose manner; rays pale purple, almost white; disk becoming purplish. Tradescant's Aster. 22. A. dumosus Linn.: stem smooth or slightly scabrous, racemosely compound or decompound; the branches corymbose at their summits; leaves linear, entire, or remotely serrate, rough on the margin, sessile; those of the branches smaller and acute; scales of the involucre imbricate, linear-obtuse. A. sparsiflorus Willd. A. foliolosus Ail.? Moist soils. Ver. to Flor. and Louis. W. to Mich. Aug.--Oct. 11--Stem 1--3 feet high. Leaves decreasing in size to the branchlets. Heads scattered; rayH pale purple or nearly white. A very variable species. Bushy Aster. 23. A. eriatides Linn.: stem smoothish, racemose-compound: branches virgate, branchlets unilateral; lower leaves oblanceolate or oblong-spatulate, tapering into a short margined petiole, often serrate; upper linearlanceolate and linear-subulate; scales of the involucre short, imbricate, subulate-spreading, the lower cuspidate. A. sparsiflorus Mich. Old fields. Can. to Car. W. to Miss. Aug.--Oct. %.--Stem 1--3 feet high, often so much branched as to resemble a small bush. Leaves very numerous, and somewhat rigid. Heads arranged unilaterally; rays white or pale purple; disk at length purplish. Heath-like Aster. 24. A. miser Linn, t stem mostly pubescent or hairy, racemosely branched or compound; branches erect or spreading; leaves lanceolate or oblonglanceolate, sessile, acuminate or attenuate at each end, serrate in the middle; radical spatulate-lanceolate or oval; upper becoming smaller and often entire; scales of the involucre linear; rays short. var. 1. miserrimus Torr. t$ Gr.: ...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236599519
  • 9781236599513