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Jepson Field Book volume 26 page 34 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 26 page 34
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Mohave River bed, Barstow. ---------- form, each deeply cleft into 4 linear segments, 1 or 2 of these being again cleft or toothed at apex.  No. 5189. Chrysothamnus [Haplopappus acradenius (Greene) Blake] Mojave River bed. 1 1/2 ft. h.  No. 5190. Atriplex phyllostegia  Very fleshy.  - Mrs. Hart lives alone in the river near Milpitas. She had a no account husband who made a precarious living by selling salted mines, a profession at which he had some skill. But he was caught at it finally and convicted. Then the boy grew up and one day word was brought to Mrs. Hart that John had been arrested for salting a mine. Mrs. Hart looked up a moment from beneath her sunbonnet and said, "Chip of the old block" and went on hoeing corn. Mrs. Hart's nearest neighbor is 20 miles away. Such is another of the characters well known along the Colorado River. ::::::::: 2100 ft.  Oct. 20, 1912 ---------- - Mrs. Sam Wilson. Her maiden name Miss Waterman did not tell me. But she had been as "bad" as they make them in the dance halls of the mining camps reached via the muddy stream of the Colorado. But she fell in love with Sam. She fell in love with him! It was a wonderful thing. Sam was utterly no account. He had the saloon, & general store at Ehrenberg and she took hold & helped him. She began a new life. She made people respect her and she made people respect her husband. He was not Sam Wilson to her but Samuel Wilson; and she made him Samuel Wilson to others. Such is the mighty power of love. One day a fresh character from one of the mining
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