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Jepson Field Book volume 26 page 8 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 26 page 8
Berkeley when he went down into the field to locate that stalk he wouldn't be able to find it. I think the best way would be to locate a tall tree from two different points and by compass work toward it. The compass would constantly correct itself as you worked around a tree and there would be less error than in using a transit. The traverse could be marked by tying pieces of cloths to bushes or stakes. What a hunting! Bear and lion wouldn't be in it with such hunting as that!  There is also fine large timber on Larrabee Creek but it is now being cut and there is probably ::::::::: Aug. 27, 1912. nothing so fine as the timber on Bull Creek. Jehsald Johnson, Dyerville P.O. is an old gent. who takes an interest in big trees. - Climate. Summer very dry; wells, springs, in Coast Ranges going or gone dry, scarcity of water, high Sierras on line Western Pac. R.R. very dry acc. Miss Beans, -- result of dry winter. First rain on Sept. 2; rained softly at night, light fall. Rained heavily Sept 5-6. Chico = 4.55! Magalia, 7.86! Santa Rosa 3.19! - Giant Australian tree felled, 420 ft. high, say Burton B. Sampson, Bringelly, via Liverpool, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, acc. Dr. Allan Carpenter who thinks the man reliable. The man was recenlty in Cal., just sailed for Australia. -- Sept. 1, 1912. - Mentzelia micrantha of my Clear Lake list (Erythia vol. 1.) is prob. dispersa.
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