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Jepson Field Book volume 18 page 54 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 18 page 54
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St. Helena, Nov. 30, 1907.  No. 2971. Quercus agrifolia. Small tree on Sanitarium Hill road, fruiting heavily. No. 2972. Same sp. & loc. large tree. This or the next is the tree whence came material from my large pen-and-ink drawing of Quercus agrifolia. All these trees are indubitably of that species No. 2973. Large tree right at foot of grade. No. 2972, 75 yds. or so above No. 2974. Large tree with preceding or in that cluster. No. 2975. Ditto. no acorns this year. No. 2976. Eriogonum vimineum. Stag's Leap. - Visited on a drive the base of the hill country east of Yountville, under Atlas Peak, Rector Canon, Stags Leap Ranch. Hunter by name of Simmons gave us information about country; resident. ::::::::: Berkeley, Dec. 1, 1907.  - Mr. C.N. Forbes, Bot. 12, has been down to Cedar Mt., south of Livermore. He says the inhabitants were much incensed when he called the trees which give the ridge its name cypresses. The trees are very abundant, up to 65 ft. h.; 2 1/2 ft. diam. trunk near base; "foliage" clumpy not slender as in Monterey Cypress, yellowish not dark green as in Monterey Cypress. Cones very large, up to 1 1/4 ins. (7/8 - 1 1/4 in.) An old resident told him these trees had white wood all through while Monterey Cypress has red heartwood. Cones elliptic to globose. Bark staining purple. Says he saw a Heteromeles arbutifolia 30 ft. h. and 1 ft. trunk diameter.
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