An Illustrated Manual of California Shrubs

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J. W. Stacey, Incorporated, 1939 - Botany - 689 pages
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Page 269 - Mountains in Lower California, and in Southern Arizona; also on Santa Catalina Island." Distribution: Santa Ynez Mountains, southward through the chaparral belt of the coastal slope to northern Lower California; also on the islands of the coast of southern California, and in Arizona. Upper Sonoran.
Page 105 - S. Wats. Bot. King Exped. 5: 293. 1871. Spirostachys occidentalis S. Wats. Proc. Am. Acad. 11: 125. 1874. Type locality: "About Great Salt Lake and in alkaline valleys westward to the sinks of the Carson and Humboldt Rivers, where it grows luxuriantly in large tracts that would be otherwise destitute of vegetation.
Page 628 - ... a primary division of a pinnate leaf; pinnate, of a compound leaf with the leaflets arranged along each side of a common rhachis.
Page 320 - The prostrate habit and the presence of sunken stomatal pits on the underside of the leaves relate it to C. prostratus, but the predominantly thinner and alternate leaves, the small deciduous stipules, and short racemose flower clusters relate it to C.
Page 187 - Sources of the Mohave and Virgin Rivers, tributaries of the Colorado of the West, in the mountains of southern California." Distribution: Almost throughout the Mohave Desert, eastward to southern Nevada and Arizona. Higher altitudes of the Lower Sonoran, and extending into the Upper Sonoran. Specimens examined : Ironwood Spring, Colorado Desert, Brandegee, April 7, 1901. 10. KUNZIA. I. KUNZIA GLANDULOSA (Curran) Greene...
Page xi - That if they who find some faults in it were as intimate with it as I am, they would find a great many more." This is a confession which I needed not to have made ; but however I can draw this use from it, to my own advantage, that I think there are no faults in it but what I do know ; which, as I take it, is the first step to an amendment.
Page 486 - ... Lower Sonoran. Specimens examined: Between Calexico and Signal Mountain, on the International Boundary, Abrams 3149; Palmdale, Elmer 3661; Victor, Palmer 223%', Mohave Desert, Pringle, May 18, 1882. 3. NICOTIANA. TOBACCO. I. NICOTIANA GLAUCA R. Grah. Edinb. N. Phil. Journ. 175. 1828. Type locality: "It was raised in 1827 from seeds communicated, without specific name, to the Royal Botanical Garden, Edinburgh, by Mr. Smith at Monkwood, whose son sent them from Buenos Ayres.
Page 106 - Torr. in Frem. First Rep. 95. 1843. Type locality: "Common on the barren grounds of the Columbia and particularly near salt marshes." First collected by Douglas. Distribution: Alkaline places in eastern Washington and Oregon, and southward through the Great Basin to Arizona and the eastern parts of California. I have not seen any specimens of this species from our range, but it is common east of the Sierra Nevada about Owens Lake.
Page 629 - Striate. Marked with fine longitudinal parallel lines, as grooves or ridges. Strigose. Beset with sharp-pointed appressed straight and stiff hairs or bristles; hispid. Style. The usually narrowed part of the pistil between the ovary and stigma.
Page 623 - Achene. A one-seeded dry fruit from a simple or compound ovary which does not open. Acorn. A nut partly surrounded by a fibrous or woody cup; the fruit of an oak. Acuminate. Gradually diminishing to the apex. Acute. Terminating in an angle, usually less than a right angle, but not prolonged. Adherent.

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