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Jepson Field Book volume 15 page 28 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 15 page 28
Kew Herbarium  Hindsii our most beautiful species, 16-20 ft. circ. being common sizes. Platanus generally branching from the root. "Good collectors or accomplished Botanists resident in the state"? I can say unfortunately, No. Dr. A. Kellogg has described a number of new species but is resident in this city and does not collect to any extent. H.G. Bloomer Esq is an amaetur much interested in Botany but does not collect. A young man has recently arrived, a Mr. Bolander, who I think will collect considerable". (3) Dec. 8, 1862 anent Darlingtonias orig. habitat. Sends seeds. ::::::::: Nov. 9, 1905.  (4) Oct. 20, 1864. Just before Brewer's departure from California by the Overland Route he writes of his work on the Survey, hardships in the mountains, etc., altitudes of the southern Sierras, Big Trees, (too great expense attaching to getting out a log section to comply with Hooker's request for a section).  Brewer spent the following winter at the Gray Herbarium, at work on the California Plants (5) July 22, 1865, New Haven, writes that he has been in  "  " [New Haven] for last 3 mos. First summer for 15 yrs spent in New England; praises "its beautiful forests of deciduous trees, its picturesque landscapes in such vivid contrast with the
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