A Catalogue of the Uncultivated Flowering Plants Growing on the Ohio State University Grounds

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Agricultural Experiment Station, 1890 - Wild flowers - 62 pages
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Page 57 - Other lines are drawn parallel to these lines dividing the map into squares, each line indicating the distance of one kilometre, These lines are numbered, beginning in each case at the one next the zero line and reading toward the margin of the page. By means of roads, streams and other conspicuous objects, the position on the map, of any locality can be easily ascertained ; and its distance north or south of one zero line, and east or west of the other, seen at a glance. It is only necessary to...
Page 107 - I have had much trouble in identifying them as, owing to the shortness of the time in which the work had to be done there was no opportunity to send them to a specialist.
Page 57 - Upon a map of this locality, a north and south line and an east and west line are drawn through this point. These lines are marked O. Other lines are drawn parallel to these lines, dividing the map into squares, each line indicating a distance of one kilometre. These lines are numbered, beginning in each case at the one next the zero line, and reading towards the margin of the page. By means of roads, streams, and other conspicuous objects, the position, upon the map, of any locality, can be easily...
Page 92 - This weedy plant which is not given in Beardslee's catalogue of the plants of Ohio, is very abundant in the northeast corner of the woods-meadow where it is spreading rapidly. . It Is one of our recently introduced plants. Six years ago there was scarcely any to be found there; it now covers the northern half of the field and is becoming common in other places.
Page 57 - CLASSIFICATION. I have tried to follow the latest system of nomenclature, but in many cases this has been very difficult to do as there is at present no accessible work which embodies all the late advances in botanical classification. In the Gamopetalsc I have followed Dr.
Page 88 - April 9, 140. LACTUCA, Tourn. 238. L. SCARIOLA, L. Wild Lettuce. Sparingly about the culvert, but is spreading rapidly and is now found in several places along road sides. July 9, 1882. 239. L. CANADENSIS, L. Trumpet Weed. On the hillside near the nursery and in the grass-plot field along the fence. July 8, 1887; July i, 1888; June 22, 1889. 240. L. INTEGRIFOLIA, Bigel. (L. canadensis, L. var. integrifolia, Gr.) Rare ; on the bank of the brook west of the culvert, and also west of the barn to the...
Page 49 - ... apparently native in Lawrence county; the occurrence of one specimen of Lea's oak, at Brownsville, Licking county; and Polypodium incanum, at Mineral Springs, Adams county; and an unsuccessful search for Magnolia tripetala, in Lawrence county. Corrections and Additions to Moses Craig's Catalogue of the uncultivated flowering plants growing on the Ohio State University grounds, by WA Kellerman and Wm.
Page 64 - Papaw Family. 12. ASIMINA, Adans. 23. A. TRILOBA, Dunal. Papaw. This tree is well distributed, preferring a deep rich soil. It is common along the river, in the woods, and on the island where it was formerly very abundant, but nearly all the trees were cut down when the island was cleared off, and the few specimens that remain are small shrubs that bear but little fruit. May 23, 1882; May 5, 1883; May 28, 1884; May 23, 1885; May 7, 1887; May 10, 1888; April 24, 1889. III.
Page 51 - T. dedinatum growing luxuriantly, with Scilla, Hydrastis, Delphinium and other rare plants, which had disappeared years before and which we had no hopes of ever finding again within our limits. GEOLOGY OF THE FARM. The geology of the farm in its relation to the flora demands some attention. It is a limestone formation, the corniferous limestone being overlaid by the Olentangy shales and the drift. In consequence of this there is an entire absence of Ericaceae, no representatives of this family having...
Page 105 - J. TENUIS, L. Very common in dry grounds and along paths. I have several unidentified members of this genus, collected in the large swamp north of the island. LXXVI. TYPHACE^E. Typhads. 242. TYPHA, Tourn. 412. T. LATIFOLIA, L. Cat-tail. Common in the island swamps. June 10, 1884; June 19, 1887. 243. SPARGANIUM, Tourn. 413. S. EURYCARPUM, Englm. Bur-reed. Frequent in the swamp north of the island. June I, 1885 ; May 15, 1887. LXXVII. ABACEJE. Aroids. 244. ARIS^MA, Martius. 414. A.'TRIPHYLLUM, Torr....

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