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Jepson Field Book volume 31 page 52 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 31 page 52
Columbia          2200 ft. ----------  makes a quick hot fire. It does not hold its heat as long as "Chaparral" (Ceanothus cuneatus) which is an admirable summer firewood. This species is used by the Chinese and Portugese. Chaparral is the regular cattleman's name in this region for Ceanothus cuneatus. No. 6284. Calochortus venustus Dougl. Fred Grant, youngster, bright and enterprising, brings in a fine quantity of Mariposas. They are the finest I ever saw. The largest petals measure 2 1/2 inches long and 2 1/4 inches wide. The flowers average 1 1/2 to 2 inches long. Sonora. :::::::::  May 28, 1915          [Tuolumne Co.] ----------  No. 6285. Calochortus lutens Dougl. [= C. superbus Purdy] Gland lunate or slightly curved, often with a brownish pencilled area above it in middle of petal or sometimes a brown spot in centre, and every variation between the two. Glands do not reach to edge! of petals. Jackass Hill. -- Wm. Grant. No. 6286. Calochortus lutens Dougl. var. oculatus Wats. [= C. vestae Purdy] Like the preceding but usually white (sometimes yellow) and with marked central dark velvety brown eye-spot. The gland is lunate, its tips reaching to either margin of the petal. The petal below the eye spot & side to side is penciled with brown. -- Miss Gilkey at White Quarry.
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