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Jepson Field Book volume 1 page 120 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 1 page 120
Round Valley to Laytonville, July 29, '97  - Near Laytonville, forest of Douglas Spruce, pure  forest, gloomy character. - Yew! Children eat the berries (Taxus baccata) - Sugar Pine, one or two seen! - Rhamnus Purshiana! - Pinus ponderosa in drier places. - First redwoods 8 miles west of Cahto. - Spiraea discolor, Cahto. (Pasania densiflora). - Chestnut [?] Oak or Tan Oak, (= shell thick, leaves pinnately veined, scales linear, spreading. The true oaks have thin shells, netted-veined leaves and appressed scales. - Quercus Kelloggii, the most abundant oak in the Cahto district ::::::::: Cahto to Westport, July 30, '97.  - Pseudotsuga taxifolia Britt.; 13.6 ft. circ, 195 ft. high. - Redwoods, 2 miles west of Clarke's. Tree measured 40.4 ft. circ., 175 ft. h. Larger trees cut. These reminded one forcibly of the Big Trees -- the top not slender & tapering but thick and with short branches.  - A few miles west of Cahto on the road to Jackson Valley is the William Clarke place. Near is the Joseph Clarke ranch. Mr. Joseph Clarke was a friend of Dr. Albert Kellogg and entertained him on his botanical visits to this region. The Brandegees have visited William Clarke.
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