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Jepson Field Book volume 26 page 110 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 26 page 110
Ehrenberg, Ariz. c. 270 ft. ---------- - This is a flat country here at Ehrenberg but a few miles away the horizon in every direction is topped by the diversified and singular outlines of desert ranges which exhibit deep purple tones under the atmospheric conditions of the desert. - The pass of the Mohave Canon was probably the finest we shall see. The tremendous torrent of the river ran in steady powerful sweeping currents and in broad whirlpools between the high walls of the canon above which towered magnificently colored peaks of a variety of red, brown and terracotta ::::::::: 1 Nov. 1912. Palo Verde Valley, 270 ft. Riverside Co. ---------- hues. No. 5260. Psistrophe cooperae Green acc. SBP. Rays lemon-yellow. Flats, overflow. Blythe. [cf. Parish in litt. Jepson Corr. 7:608.]. No. 5261. Euphorbia albomarginata T. & G. Overflow flats. Blythe. Sometimes 4 ft. broad! and covering the ground with a close weave like a mat. No. 5262. Aristida bromoides [adscensionis L.] Grass. Cult. fields. Blythe. No. 5263. Sphaeralcea ambigua var. californica Jepson. [= S. emoryii ssp. variabilis] Corolla saffron-red or bright terra-cotta, a peculiar color. Blythe, flats, 4 ft. h., many-stemmed clump. [= S. fendleri Gray var. californica Parish.]
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