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Jepson Field Book volume 26 page 160 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 26 page 160
Berkeley ---------- - Hopping, Ralph, says Cornus torreyi grows near Dunlap (or in that general region of the southern Sierra Nevada) and has long pendulous cord-like branchlets which root where they strike the ground. = C. glabrata Bth. - Cleome platycarpa, "Pitt River. Montague." So labeled in Pac. Grove Mus. - "Dr. Tevis in a most effusive way greeted Carl Purdy as he came into a drawing room full of people seated about and told him how long he had wanted to meet him, an opportunity which he valued highly, etc. etc. Purdy listened and when Tevis had finished the expectant circle heard him say simply: "Ditto"! Everyone laughed, felt at ease, and decided instantly that Purdy was the right sort." -- Edith Livermore. ::::::::: 9 Dec. 1912 ---------- - Cereus giganteus. F.F. Thomas says: "They grow 40 ft. h. in Arizona, and are often very abundant in s. Ariz., so abundant that you have to dodge them in driving across country, that is to say you cant take a straight course across country sighting on some desert landmark. Fallen ones show the tough strong ribs of the column finely on account of the soft inner parts decaying and disappearing.  On the Gila River are very fine Mesquite trees (Prosopis pubescens) which grow tall, with tall trunks. They are like the Locust tree in my backyard with trunk 10 or 20 feet high; the trees are 40 or 50 ft. h. They are like the form which
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