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Jepson Field Book volume 18 page 62 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 18 page 62
Berkeley  In relation to this remark note his exaggerated statements regarding the Californian flora from his flying trip. He evidently lost his head on account of the diversity and wonder of the California vegetation. See Bolander's comments in Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci, about 1866 or '67. - Torrey, Dr. John, Torreya, 6, 105 - Eastwood, Alice. Torreya, 6, 120. - Greene, E.L. See John Hendley Barnhart's skit on chloronyms in Torreya, vol. 6, p. 85 (1906). ---------- - Christmas Trees -- It is said 50,000 Christmas trees are now in the S.F., Oakland & Berkeley mkts. They are almost wholly Douglas Fir. I stopped at one store on Allston Way, Berkeley. The stock came from Oregon, ::::::::: Dec. 19, 1907.  _200.00 for a car-load from Glendale. He says a car came from Washington at _67.00 -- the difference = water competition. Roughly I should say half his trees were saplings. The ones taken from the tops showed it plainly. They were less slender and less symmetrical. There's no denying the saplings make beautiful trees. He pointed out one ten feet high, representing 6 yrs. growth and doubtless about 8 yrs old, the price _1.50. I noticed one White Fir in the lot. ---------- - Henry Morse Stephens, the most brilliant man in the University and, I was going to say, the most unreliable. His great weakness is
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