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Jepson Field Book volume 18 page 52 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 18 page 52
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San Francisco  and it rises out of the dry washes all night long. Not noticeable in the day time. Used as wash for horses' back - Squaw Cabbage -- from her description this is Caulanthus, perhaps procerus, but she says flowers lurid purple or velvety. - Yerba Colorado or Aigre [?], has a long slender taproot which yields a water to allay thirst. It may be a Rumex. - The following have been brought into the region by sheep:  (a) Yerba Pescar, also called Sheepweed (Eremocarpus    setigerus)  (b). Poverty grass  (c). Foxtail. - Yerba Oso = Rhamnus Californica -- ::::::::: Nov. 4, 1907.  "willow-like shrub," "fruit in 2's mostly", foliage steeped in salt a cure for Poison Oak. - Tocalote, did she mean by this Centaurea Melitensis or Echinocystis.  The Rancho Cantua is in the foothills below New Idria. ---------- No. 2968a. See p. 49.  St. Helena, Nov. 29-30, '07. - No. 2969. Oregon Ash. Bark on main trunk 3/4 in. thick, trunk 32 in. diam. at 2 ft. Tree 65 ft. high. Specimen taken from pollarded tree near by. - Black Oak foliage golden-brown, their crowns dappling the Douglas Fir hillsides and showing strong autumn contrasts. No. 2970. Quercus Douglasii. "All one cow's milk". No. 2970a. Aesculus Californica Nutt.
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