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Jepson Field Book volume 17 page 6 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 17 page 6
Pepper Island  Bolinas, Marin Co. [April 8, 1907. East side of rift.]  East side of rift=Earthquake fault.  Plumbago lanceolata, badly killed out, only a few plants showing any signs of life. Stumps in low places utterly dead black. Branched caudices 3 in. high. Species will not survive. (On west side of rift healthy and flourishing).  Grindelia cuneifolia. Shrubs all killed except a few in high places. Very marked and complete destruction. But there is a lot of it dead on the west (uplifted) side of rift! ::::::::: Pepper Island  [Bolinas, Marin Co.]  April 8, 1907. East side of rift.  -Distichlis maritima, looks sickly in one large depressed area just east of rift. Area adjoining on west side healthy. -Populus species healthy. -Salicornia occidentalis-this is most striking. East of rift is a great area dull brown, west a great area greenish. On examination I find the dull brown to be composed of utterly dead plants or of unhealthy plants consisting of a more or less exiguous axis with one or few fleshy branchlets made up of several joints. If

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