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Jepson Field Book volume 17 page 176 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 17 page 176
Del Norte Co. Crescent City to Adams Station July 15, 1907 Table of Distances --Adams Station to Gasquet = 1 (see p. 202a) --Gasquet to Waldo  = 37 --Adams Station to Crescent City = 17 Adams Station to Grant's Pass = 78 Adams Station to Eureka = 17 Adams Station to Crescent City = 119 Adams Station to Port Orford = 117 Adams Station to Monumental = 22  Shelley Creek is this side of Monumental a short distance. Three miles beyond Monumental is the Oregon Line. The line is near the "Summit" where there is feed and water.  --Adams Station to Patrick Creek = 15 mi  No. 2905. Picea Sitchensis. Near Crescent City No. 2906. Rhamnus Purshianus. Smith River Redwood Forest. 20 ft. h. No 2907. Sedum. S. Fork Smith River near S. Fork Station. S. obtusatum Gray. No. 2908. Iris. Chaparral between Adams Station and Patrick Creek. I. macrosiphon Torr No. 2909. Chaenactis. With preced. No. 2910. Pasania echinoides. Bushes low, spreading, 2 to 3 feet high. 1 to 4 acorns in a place Leaves blunt, entire. Only rarely notched as in specimen. With preced. No. 2911. Pinus contorta. var. with preceding. ::::::::: Adams Station to Shelley Creek, July 16, 1907  No. 2912. Pentstemon laetus Gray var. sagittatus (Keck). Fls. [Flowers] azure blue. With preceding.  No. 2913. Umballifer. Lomatium howellii Jepson. With preceding. See p. 146b. No. 2914. Whipplea modesta. New to me. With preceding. W. modesta Torr. No. 2915. Veratrum fimbriatum. With preced. see p. 179. No. 2916. Asarum = V. insolitum n. sp. Central pale blotch running to summit along midrib. Shelly Creek. -From Adam Station to Shelly Creek the hills show bare in the main save for chaparral. The hills were at one time forested heavily as shown, first by the patches of timber and second by the dead timber. The opposite canyon wall, across the Middle Fork of Smith River looks at casual glance as if it had been chaparral for age. But looking a second time one see white shafts of standing dead trees and dead trees shining white litter the hillslope. The chaparral is in great part Quercus echinoides. Its characteristics come out here well. The low spreading bushy habit, the small blunt entire leaves and several acorns in a cluster. There was a big lot of this covering thousands of acres as we went along. With it a great quantity of Pinus attenuata, 3 to 10 or 16 feet high, covering leages and leagues and leagues in a fairly dense forest, but not pure. Also ran into a rather dwarfish colony of Pinus contorta var. (No. 2911), 3 to 18 feet high with roughish bark. There is also a great lot of Rhamnus, no. 2903, Greenei species. It looks quite distinct from any other species, Californica as well as Purshiana and I consider it good. Xerophyllum tenax is common. Its pedicel
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