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Jepson Field Book volume 14 page 58 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 14 page 58
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Kew Herbarium does all the botanical work published under his name himself.  O, my no.  He hires other people to work for him.  Pays them [lbs] 20 a year or some such matter.  he is the preciding genius, you know.  He directs the work and seizes upon what is available for his ideas. - Dr. Hervey is having a time trying to segregate some of Small's Sargenti etc trees.  Nyssa species from the Southern States for instance.  He has leaves only from trees growing in a garden here; they do not fruit here; but those authors do not help him with distinguishing leaf marks.  He thinks as do I that tree species should be distinguishable :::::::::  Dec. 3, 1905. (when fully worked out) by leaf characters.  While vegetative characters are variable still they ought to be described.  Stipules afford good characters; so do winter buds; so does character of pubescence, not quantity however. Henry says the American plane (occidentalis) will not grow in England and scarcely in France.  Wood does not harden up.  Grows to be 7 or 8 ft. high and then decays.  Winter too mild.  It has a tendency to grow right on and is often nipped by frost in consequence of the winter not being severe enough to force it into winter quarters.  Acerifolia is a queer form of the European plane with the leaves of the American
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