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Jepson Field Book volume 28_4 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 28_4
Wawona to Glacier [Point] -Abies magnifica come into this [?] rather suddenly coming up the Chinquapin-Glacier [Point] road. The geometrical figures of the top and of the whole tree, esp. when young are very remarkable and excite the interest of our travelers. Circles of evernia in the trunks are fine. -Castenopsis sempervirens.  In [flower] now with the female [flowers] at base of spikes -Arctostaphylos nevadensis Gray. -The Abies magnifica forest is truly fine, on the plateau back of Yosemite between Chinquapin and Glacier    ::::::::: Sept. 19, 1913 At Glacier Pt. the party walked up to Sentinel Rock where they were much interested in the herbaceous plants in the granite especially the Rat-tail, Stellariopsis. Schroter declared that species alone was worth the trip.  Engler climbed nearly to the summit but not quite. Stayed all nigt at Glacier Pt. Trail to Yosemite by Nevada Fall. Our friends on their short ride into Yosemite and out again gained no just idea of the walls nor did they until going down this trail. Then their wonder grew and grew and finally admitted that they had been disappointed in Yosemite and that the place had been over-pictured.
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