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Jepson Field Book volume 10 page 26 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 10 page 26
Laytonville  - There is a very good growth of Yellow Pine everywhere about Laytonville, north and south. The stands of young Yellow Pine were particularly noticed north of Laytonville. There is of course much open country. Douglas Spruce is not so common as half-way back to Sherwood say. About half-way between  "[Sherwood] and Laytonville there was considerable Tan Oak. We came through on the direct or eastern road and not via Cahto.  Yellow Pine runs 80 to 150 or perhaps 175 ft. high, the trees often isolated but holding their girth well -- most of them slender types. ::::::::: June 6, 1903.  - From Laytonville north on the Humboldt road: - The Rancho Primero is about 2 mi. north of Laytonville; a fine-looking old-time place (considering the character of this country) which is now in the hands of the Western Live Stock Co. This company is trying to abate the fire muisance and has posted big printed signs on the trees along the road telling a lot of things you can't do. No hunting, fishing, camping or trespassing on the company's ranch. But with such an extent of country signs in themselves would do little good. The Co. has wire-fenced both sides of the roadway for a long distance and doubtless means to complete the fencing. Apparently also they police the range pretty well. If all the stock
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