Archives Main Page | Overview of the Collections | Archives Policies | Searchable Database

Log In | Contact Us | View Cart (0 items)
Browse: Collections Digital Content Subjects Creators

Jepson Field Book volume 15 page 22 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 15 page 22
Kew Herbarium  oaks, two var. of Live Oak, abounding in our high mountain districts I think would be valuable. Also the Abies bracteata I intended to have sent but after spending 19 days in going for it I had the mortification of finding that I was too late in the Season. I did not obtain a cone and but a mere handfull of seed.  All the descriptions that I have seen of this remarkable and most beautiful of all the firs have failed to give any correct idea of its appearance. In the locality that I visited; Santa Lucia Mntns, it grows to the height of 130 to 150 feet, straight as a line, the trunk tapering, ::::::::: Nov. 8, 1905  from the ground to the top, as regular as it could be hewn and retaining its lateral branches fine and healthy to the very base. I have never seen it deprived of its lower branches; which are slim and graceful; except in thickets where it was impossible for them to grow. Its outlines are those of an elongated pyramid for two thirds of its length surmounted with a spire, the pencil of the artist could not give it a more regular shape than it appears in nature.  I would consider it a great favor to be put in communication with some one or more persons who would like to obtain as
University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley
Found in:

Page Generated in: 0.163 seconds (using 141 queries).
Using 5.92MB of memory. (Peak of 6.09MB.)

Powered by Archon Version 3.21 rev-3
Copyright ©2017 The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign