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Jepson Field Book volume 21 page 76 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 21 page 76
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Berkeley to Moraga  - Botanizing out Telegraph Canon today I was overtaken by a queer old seedy caricature, something of a character, but past seedy.  He looked at a Mimulus I was putting in my press and said thus:  "That wild thing?  Yes it's fine.  A botanist!  Forsooth, they don't have no respect for a botanist in California.  They don't know anything about him.  He'd starve to death for what h'd tell them.  And the young men of California - they don't know nothing.  They don't care.  And they don't care.  They teach them there at the University to be horse-doctors and dentists    :::::::::  May 22, 1910.  and so on.  Why in the olden times the barber pulled the teeth.  THe doctors don't know anything.  So I tell you.  They ought to know all the plants but they don't. A botanist as I say would starve, unless he had a position in the University.  And then he'd get his wage!  But they might let him go in 2 or 3 months.  And anyway they'd be bothering him to death with questions.  Yes, you are right young man, that is a pretty hill.  It is as pretty a hill as there is in California.  Yes, it is as you say a N. E. slope.  On the S. W. slope it burns
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