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Jepson Field Book volume 13 page 48 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 13 page 48
London, England  - The most interesting thing to the Californian in London at first glance is the omnibus traffic. London isn't picturesque but they give a picturesque touch. The garden seat on top are favored and filled with people laughing and chatting, it seems as if the whole town in gay-colored were off for a holiday_. Here they come, at a right smart gait, two, three, half-a-dozen at a time or even a continuous procession. They form a pleasant way of gathering one's first impressions of the town. Have been to see St. Paul's which was disappointing, St. Giles Church where I saw an old- time Church chiefly interesting as  _Each with a British Flag on a staff at the corner          :::::::::    Aug. 6 1905  Milton's burial place; the Wallace Collection; Buckingham Palace; Piccadilly; Hyde Park; remarkable for its size, its fine trees, and its open fields over which Londoners may freely wander. Dr. Perrides is connected with the Wellcome Research Laboratory of the Wellcome Chemical Co. at Snow Hill. He took pleasure in showing me specimens grown from the seed of Grindelia cuneifolia which I had gathered for him at West Berkeley. he says that the plants grow straight up without forming radical leaves and that the stalks flower the first year. The stalks branch but little and bear few large heads. His specimens confirmed habital points.
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