Flora Boreali-Americana; Or the Botany of the Northern Parts of British America

Flora Boreali-Americana; Or the Botany of the Northern Parts of British America

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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. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ...aut sessiles. Bractea sub pedicellis. ' Herb annu . Brarteol 2 lateraliter cal;/ci adnat caduc aut null . DC. 1. L. bicohir; annuus, caule ramoso procumbente folioso foliisque pilosis vix sericeis, foliolis 5-7 linearispathulatis, verticillis paucifioris, calycibus sericeole.natis inappendicu latis, labio superiore bifido, inferiore elongato integro, alis vexillo longioribus, leguminibus poly.spex'mis.Lindl. in Bot. Reg. t. 1109. HAB. Common under the shade of solitary Pine trees, near the ocean, on the North-West coast of America, and thence as far east as the vallies of the Rocky Mountains. Douglas.-A humble, procumbent, branching annual, with small purple or blue and white flowers. Specimens of it are in my Herbarium, gathered by Mr. Menzies in Califomia. 2. L. micranthus; annuus, floribus subverticillatis sessilibus bracteolatis, calycis labio superiore bifido, inferiore integro, foliolis 5-7 linearispathulatis ciliatis, leguminibus 6spermis tra.nsversim sulcatis, caule ramoso, radicibus granulatis.-Douglas in Bot. Reg. t. 1251. HAB. On the gravelly banks of the southern tributaries of the Columbia, and barren groimd in the interior of California.-Of this I possess no specimen, and Mr. Douglas himself observes, " that it has much assinity with the L. bicolor, difering in flowering from four to six weeks earlier, in being more slender, in the shortness of its al, its nearly sessile ilowels, fleshy leaves, granulated roots, larger pods, and the colour and size ofthe seeds." 3. L. pusillus; annua, parve., pilosissima, caulibus brevibus basi ramosis, foliolis 5-7oblongo-lanceolatis obtusis infeme attenuatis, racemis axillaribus..show more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236551311
  • 9781236551313