The Phytologist; A Botanical Journal Volume 2

The Phytologist; A Botanical Journal Volume 2

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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. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...Beauv. Frequent in both counties. Equisetum arvense, L. Common. Equisetum sylvaticum, L. Frequent. Equisetum limosum, L. Common in wet places. Equisetum palustre, L. Common. Equisetum hyemale, L. North bank of the Dee at Drumoak and Banchory, and on a bank further south in the latter parish, Kincardineshire. Equisetum Mackaii, Newn. Banks of the Dee, Upper Banchory, Kincardineshire. Equisetum variegatum, Schlech. North bank of the Dee at Drumoak, and on Links, south of Newburgh, Aberdeenshire. In Kincardineshire it occurs, chiefly as the var. Wilsoni, on the south side of the Dee at the railway-bridge. BOTANICAL SKETCHES From Reading, Caversham, Whitechurch, etc. By W. P. and A. I. In bygone times there was but one high-road from London to Reading; now there are three. The straightest, and consequently the shortest, route is at present by the Great Western Railway, from Paddington station; the next in point of conveni N. s. VOL. II. 2 x ence is by the London and South-western, from Waterloo station; and the last, but not the least, is by the London and Southeastern line. Twenty years ago it would not have been believed that passengers from the west end of London would go to Reading by London Bridge, Croydon, llcigate, Dorking, Guildford, and Farnborough; yet such has been the route of many travellers during the last eight or ten years. For most botanists the Great Western line is preferable, being shorter, and consequently speedier than any other road. The best part of the upper portion of the Thames Valley lies about ten miles further than Reading, and the Great Western line alone affords access to this. Streatley has long been celebrated in our botanical annals; Goring has recently been noticed by geologists as that portion of the Thames basin...show more

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 481g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236516656
  • 9781236516657