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Jepson Field Book volume 17 page 140 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 17 page 140
Sherwood, Mendocino Co.  -Quercus Garryana, easy to recognize by its mossy trunks and branches with white bark and shining foliage. The white bark contrasts sharply with the parts mossy. Indians will not camp under trees on account falling logs due to dry rot. Worst in cold weather, due doubtless to freezing of water in trunk. Some objection to Valley Oak as a shade tree. -Tan Oak, short peeling season. "Pine" and Redwood peel a month earlier and 2 months longer. Long continued hot season will close down bark season early. Cold nights will make bark stick. Cold weather will shut off season. - North wind will (cont. p. 141. ::::::::: Siskiyou Expedition July 1907.  For this trip I secured a camp boy by writing Miss May Lemon, _Mrs. Carl Denny a former student of mine at Etna. When he appeared I saw that he was an Indian lad. On the hide ridges west of Marble Mt. it came on to storm. The lightning played about us and the terrified pack mules bolted into the chaparral and we had and trying day's work. At the end of the day the back of the storm was broken and we got down into a hollow, put a canvas shelter and made ourselves comfortable. The next morning I got up and went out to look for the animals. When I returned Jimmie Davis, the Indian boy was still sleeping. As he had had a very hard day yesterday. I
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