Monograph Volume 1

Monograph Volume 1

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...it below. Quercus Phellos is here found more frequently and in its best devlopment. This region is bounded on the north by the interior longleaf pine region of the central drift belt. Many of the trees and shrubs, such as Illicium Floridanum and Magnolia grandifiora, occur here, finding their northern limit. The flora of the prairies is similar to that of the grassy plains of the northwestern States east of the Mississippi, with coarse Silphium, or rosin-weed (S. ktciniatum, and S. kevigatum), Budbeckia triloba, late Helianthi (sunflowers), such as H. atrorubens, H. mollis, H. tomentosus, with others; Lepachis pinnata, Petak8temon candidum, and P. carneum; Schrankia uncinnata, Desmanthus brachylobus, in swamps; Brunnichia cirrhosa, Hibiscus incanus, Gacalia ovata, in copses and wooded banks; Pycnanthemum linifolium, Penstemon digitalis. Of shrubs, Prunus umbellata. Among the grasses Paspalum distichum and the crab-grass (Panicum sanguinale) are trouble some weeds in the cotton-fields of the black lands; also the various species of Cassia--occidentaJis, obtusi/olia and Marilandira. IV.--The Mountain2 region of North Alabama to the valley of the Tennessee river, including the oak forests of the metamorphic region. In these Quercus rubra, Q. tinctoria, and Q. falcata greatly predominate. On the high lands or extensive table-lands of the Carboniferous sandstone the fallowing trees are found: Pinus australis (in patches), P. mitis (short-leaf pine), P. Tceda (loblolly pine), P. inops (here called mountain pine), Quercus coccinea (scarlet oak), Q. Prima, (the mountain or tan-bark oak), Q. Muldenbergii, Q. nigra, Q. rubra, Q. obtusiloba, with Gaslanea vesca, var. Americana (the chestnut), more or less stunted hickories and poplars, and theyery common...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236502434
  • 9781236502438