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Jepson Field Book volume 30 page 112 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 30 page 112
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Not) Cottonwood Mts, c. 3000 ft. = Lookout Mt., n. of Indio. No. 5977 Asclepias cont. from p. 109 Hoods horizontally truncate, obtuse, the short sickle-shaped horns converging over center of stylar disk and in shape like a lupine keel.  Fls. very pale cream color, i.e. nearly white. No. 5980. Amsonia brevifolia Gray. Summit Cottonwood Mts. = Lookout Mt. No. 5981 Lupinus sparsifolius var arizonicus Det. C.P.S. = L. Arizonicus Summit Cottonwood Mts. = Lookout Mt. No. 5982. Dalea Johnsonii Wats. Summit of Cottonwood Mts. = Lookout Mt. Very beautiful rich color - Juniperus cf 6035 3 ft. diam trunk at ground not counting some horizontal branches that originated there 24 ft. crown, 13 ft. h. :::::::::  17 May 1914. - Road is right one, and we drive over a high flat of the Mt. pass and turn midst rock piles westward over a lovely mesa of yuccas where we have a view of a great [?]  bowl surrounded by desert mountains lying below us south east.  There was the usual brush, creosote, bladder sage etc.  We came on down several miles toward Pleasant Valley, the sloping mesa more and move diversified with strange uplifts of great rock blocks piled and tilted on one another.  Round one of them we came upon a lovely slope with great yellow strands of Cassia armata flung down it.  It was very fine.  Desert animals live in these rock buttes.  We heard strange complaining sounds, as of young birds complaining for food.  The sound issued from a cleft in a great boulder as big as a house and proved to come from bats.  Cont. p. 126
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