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Jepson Field Book volume 26 page 20 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 26 page 20
Berkeley to Barstow Localities on Colorado River. Needles, Doudville (Ariz), Beale, Mellen (A), The Needles, Mohave Rock, Chemnevis [?], Liverpool Ldg., Stemboat Rock, Aubrey Ldg, Eagle Ldg (all A), Monument Peak, Parker (A), Indian Agency (A), Riverside Mt., Arroyo La Paz (A), Palo Verde, Hodges Ldg, Cibola (A), Cibola Valley (A), Lighthouse Rock (A), Picacho, Picacho Peak, Castle Dome Ldg (A), Laguna Reservoir (a), Potholes, Bard, Yuma (A). ---------- - Screw-bean. Mesquite (Prosopis pubescens). furnishes a good honey but the season is short. The tree leafs in June, flowers in July and now its leaves are nearly to their beginning of fall. It is a good index to our season. ::::::::: Oct. 18-19, 1912  - One is never prepared for rain in the desert says Mrs Waterman. This sounds like a paradoxical statement but it is true. The heavy rain of 10 days ago beat down her alfalfa so as to interfere with making the harvest. Out at the dry digging at Coolgardie, the rain was also unwelcome as it interfered with the gold process. Mr. Heemis of Coolgardie was quite disgusted with the rain! - Camassia      , no.      , bloomed well this year for first time in several years.  Picacho - Mrs. Ferguson, wife of the schoolteacher who got sick; she taught the school and supported the family, 3 children, until her husband deserted her and went to Manila. Pamelia Emmeline Merrifield = maiden name. Cont. p. 38.  Ehrenberg. - Mrs. Sam Wilson, dance-hall girl in mining camp, married Sam Wilson, worst sort there is, fell tremendously in love with him, made of herself a fine woman & made a decent man of Sam
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