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Jepson Field Book volume 31 page 168 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 31 page 168
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Sanitarium, Napa Co., Howell Mt. ----------  shrubs -- skeletons 8 to 15 feet high -- for this species is normally of large size. In spite of being killed in this way, it seems to be deeprooted, as well as large-trunked. I have seen individuals 20 feet high and trunks 1 foot in diameter at the ground.    A. stanfordiana, fire-killed shrubs, are mostly overthrown by winter storm and have surface-spreading roots like A. nummularia. A manzanita, on the contrary, mostly stand erect still. I have not calculated the date of the last fire but it must be at least three years ago. ::::::::: Oct. 10, 1915. ----------  - B.H. Strother, Tonopah, says: Tonopah is the Indian name of Water Brush. This is a low plant about Tonopah, with small stems. Its stems furnish water to the small desert mammals sufficient for their needs. -- Wrote Strother March 19, '16 ----- A. - Panicles in bud drooping (October & Nov.).    1. Bracts inconspicuous. A. manzanita    2. Bracts very conspicuous, concealing buds. A. canescens B  - Panicles in bud erect (October)    A. stanfordiana  Observed on Adan & Eve Trail
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