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Jepson Field Book volume 30 page 24 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 30 page 24
Barstow 2100 ft. thickened! and herbaceous brown. Works well through Hall's key to Malacothrix and to the blunt silvery-scarious scales of M. coulteri, but "cauline leaves not sinuately pinnatifid".  Bot. Cal. says leaves "laciniate-pinnatifid or toothed".  The receptacle bristles are capillary and not stiff; they are persistent.  - Dalea arborescens, no. 5831, cont. from bottom p. 21. Upper 2 calyx-teeth erect, lower 3 recurving, the latter lanceolate-subulate, the former broadly lanceolate.  Wings & keel petals of about the same shape; both with strong auricles at base.  Ovules 2! Petals on slender claws, inserted with stamens at summit of turbinate base of calyx. :::::::::  29 Apr. 1914 - Phacelia hispida Gray, no. 5827. Ovary with straight ascending hairs,  the undivided half of the style pubescent.  Fils.[filaments] glabrous.  Cor. [corolla]with very rounded lobes and overlapping bases. Anthers white. Always grows in protectin of brush.  Dr. Helen Waterman says color is lilac.  See p. 21.  - Sego = Chlorogalum pomeridianum.  Name of Mr. Manson, when a child, at San Bernardino, i.e. used by the children.  Miss Waterman says saponine quality is better after drying;  used when it was desired to have certain things particularly white.  Also used as a poison aok remedy by the Spainards and regarded as having great virtue.  [Sego of Great Basin = Calochortun excavatus Greene] - Mirabilis  Wishbone Bush of the  desert, white-fld.  Miss Waterman says there is in addition a difference, in habit, from the purple flowered one of San Bernardino.
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