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Jepson Field Book volume 15 page 18 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 15 page 18
Kew Herbarium  which may prove new and also in what work. -- In the Library of the N.H. Academy of California I find a copy of the Botany of Captn. Beechy's Voyage which has given me much information on the plants of this country and a friend here also possess Hartweg's plants. In the Library are also found many of the works of Dr. Torrey of the U. States -- Thus gradually I am becoming acquainted with the Flora of California.  A few days since I returned from a month's excursion in the mountains along the coast, Santa Clara County 50 miles south of San Francisco -- During ::::::::: Nov. 7, 1905.  I have made additions to my herbarium but birds and quadrupeds called most my attention. -- by this mail I have forwarded to Mr. Cuming [?] a very interesting collection. Nevertheless I never omit making specimens of Plants when I find any that I did not procure last season. I am in hopes that during the summer I shall be able to collect from two to three hundred species which I did not possess previously. The Oaks which are very numberous in variety in California have claimed my attention and I have now specimens of several species with the male flowers, al-
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