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Page 47 - Staminodium. A sterile stamen. Sterile. Unproductive, as a flower without pistil, or a stamen without anther. Stigma. The part of a pistil which receives the pollen. Page 8. Stipules. Leaf-like appendages on either side of a leaf at the base of the petiole. Stipule-scar. The scar left by the fall of a stipule.
Page 54 - The most satisfactory volume I possess on the subject, out of a total of some '£,0 books on this and kindred subjects.
Page 55 - LEAF KEY TO THE TREES. By Romeyn Beck Hough. A compact pocket-guide in flexible covers, convenient to carry in pocket or hand-bag when you go afield. Price, 75 cents. Included...
Page 58 - This is a unique and beautiful puplication for which the lovers of Nature owe a great debt to Mr. Hough. — School Journal, New York. You must be working more in the interest of mankind generally than for yourself, to furnish so much for so small a compensation.
Page 54 - With it one wholly unfamiliar with botany can easily identify the trees.
Page 54 - TREES appeals to me as a model in treatment and execution and is by far the most convenient book I have ever seen for the ready identification of natural history objects.
Page 54 - No library, public or private, is complete without it, and no school should be without it. Eight dollars may seem a large price before you have seen what it buys, but when you have seen you will wonder that it is so inexpensive.
Page 58 - However much you may have observed and admired the familiar trees, you have much to learn of their beauty and character if you have not studied them in the light of this remarkable publication, a marvelous exhibition of the inexhaustible wealth of beauty in form, color and texture which is buried in the woods.