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Jepson Field Book volume 1 page 104 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 1 page 104
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Round Valley.  "Fall of snow -- 6 in. deep at most in last 11 yrs -- rarely lies more than 1 day -- 2 days at outside  Cultivated: -- Prunes, a few    Peaches    Apricots, a few    Plums    Heavy frosts in spring -- even catch: Apples and Pears  Orange Trees near Poonkinney -- Southern exposure down next to Eel River, Eel River Bridge. "Orange Belt" (Killing frosts now -- Mar. 14, '98)  Acorns freeze and blacken and fall out, spoiling the acorn or mast crop. October = acorn month  "-- P.B.W. ::::::::: Round Valley, July 22 '97  "Not more than three months without frost." Freezes so hard in December that the green grass wilts -- will not grow right along -- favorable warm weather will start the grass early. Potatoes abundant -- fed to hogs some years -- lack of keeping quality. Corn fed to hogs. Raise tomatoes, peas, onions, beans on the reservation, carrots, turnips. Tobacco raised on the reservation -- sold to sheep men for "dip". Not a month in year without some rainfall. Article in Ukiah Press on Resources of Mendocino Co., special ed., article by Thos. Henley." -- P.B. Westermann.
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