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Jepson Field Book volume 27 page 158 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 27 page 158
Berkeley ----------  cont.-- Sugar Pine has been made into staves from trees only one mile from the ocean at Gualala in past times says Brandt senior in recounting history. Sugar Pine does not occur north of Alder Creek. Sugar Pine trees coarse & rough-grained in this region, for the most part. Hemlock, Coast not found anywhere south to or about Cazadero so far as inquiry can determine.    Falling limbs of oaks -- Brandt's brother says that in Big Valley, Lake Co.  the harvesters will not sleep beneath these trees lest they fall in the night. The water table is only a short distance down so their roots should have a constant water supply. Still in hot dry still days the leaf weight might increase in such a way that the branch could not offset transpiration and the limb would snap. Brandt refers to the brashness of this wood, a tree when falled breaking up its top into stovewood lengths as I have also observed. Brandt suggests snapping of limbs may be due to unequal expansion & contraction on upper and lower ::::::::: 16 Aug, 1913. ----------  side. Garry Oak has no bad reputation in this matter in Brandt's district. - Collectors, Early California. cf. Univ. Cal. Pub. Bot. 4:318. - Mistletoe (Phoradendron). Helen Lukens Jones, Out West, Feb. 1904. - Monterey Cypress.    "On the 17 Mile drive out of Monterey and Pacific Grove there is an Egyptian Cypress Grove which is thought to be the only one outside of Egypt. Will you kindly let me know if that is the fact. Thanking you in advance, I am, Yours Truly, R.K. Berry, Placerville California, Sept. 25, 1913" - Batis maritima. None in U.C._ hb. - Eriogonum delicatulum.  "  _ out of place -- found
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