Catalogue of the Flora of Minnesota; Including Its Phaenogamous and Vascular Cryptogamous Plants, Indigenous, Naturalized, and Adventive

Catalogue of the Flora of Minnesota; Including Its Phaenogamous and Vascular Cryptogamous Plants, Indigenous, Naturalized, and Adventive

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...its small tip or mucro usually somewhat inflexed or uncinate; stigma small, entire; anthers all2-celled; seed-coat very loose, costate-reticulated; root annual. O. Luteus, Nutt. Pubescent and hirsute, sometimes viscid; stem strict, a span to a foot high; leaves from linear to lanceolate, occasionally 3-cleft: bracts of the dense spike broader or with more dilated base, completely herbaceous, mostly 3-cleft, about equalling the flowers: corolla golden yellow, less than half inch long, twice or thrice thelength of the calyx; tip of galea obtuse and straight. Gray's Synoptical Flora ofNJL. VERBENACEiE. Vervain Family. VERBENA, Tourn. Vkkvain. V. angustifolia, Michx. Narrow-leaved Vervain. Stearns county, Mrs. BlaUdell; Goodhue county, Sandberg; lake Pepin, Miss Manning. Bare. Southeast. V. hastata, L. Blue Vervain. Common throughout the state, excepting far northward, where it is Infrequent or rare, both in the Red river valley and about lake Superior; found at the lake of the Woods, Dawson. V. urticaefolia, L. White Vervain. Nettle-leaved Vervain. Frequency and range like the last. V. stricta, Vent. Hoary Vervain. Common, or frequent, on sandy land southward; extending north to the upper Mississippi river, Houghton. V. officinalis, L. European Vervain. Minneapolis, Herrick. Rare. V. braeteosa, Michx. Prostrate Vervain. Common through the south half of the state; extending north to the upper Mississippi river, Houghton, Garrison. (A probable hybrid between this species and V. stricta was found at Minneapolis in 1882. It was procumbent and much branched, much larger and coarser than V. bracteosa, covering a space about three feet in diameter; hirsute; leaves often 3-to 5-cleft; spikes clustered, loosely flowered j bracts inconspicuous, shorter than...show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236604695
  • 9781236604699