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Jepson Field Book volume 31 page 194 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 31 page 194
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Barstow ----------  night, camp fires of these tourists gleam in the Arrow-weed; sometimes lighting up in a romantic manner the tall crowns of the Cottonwoods in the pasture lot. - Populus Fremonti. the trees along the Mohave River, passing as such with me [?], hold their dry frost-killed leaves into the winter -- a heavy crown of them -- and are not lost until the new growth in the spring pushes them off -- at least not wholly. The trees along the Colorado River shed their leaves in the fall, similar to the trees of the Sacramento Valley, but the former have very white boles and an :::::::::  28 Dec. 1915 ----------  erecter taller habit which may be due to their rapid growth in dense plantations in exceedingly rich well-watered soil - There is an old mill, built something like an arastra which I have been tearing down for kindling for the ranch house. It was built to turn out adobe bricks. The circle is very accurate and the whole thing is as if done by a cabinet-maker or wheelwright, with great care and accuracy. Built 30 or 35 years ago or more it seemed quite wonderful to eyes of this day, unaccustomed to such care in anything done by artisans or such workers. The exact
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