A Class-Book of Botany, Designed for Colleges, Academies, and Other Seminaries

Front Cover
General Books LLC, 2009 - 738 pages
0 Reviews
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1848 Excerpt: ...Nearly smooth; st. branched, angled ana striate, very leafy to the summit; Ivs. sessile, deeply 3-cleft, rigid, lobes linear, acutish, entire or again cleft; rays obovate-oblong; ach. linear-elliptic, incurved.--Dry prairies, W. States! Stem 1--2f high, sometimes much branched. Leaves 1-- ' long, some of them undivided, lobes 2--4" wide. Heads 1 or several, with yellow rays. Oater scales linear-oblong, obtuse. Jn. Jl. 7. C. Lanceolata. Lance-leaved Coreopsis. St. ascending, often branched below; lower Ivs. oblanceolate, petiolate, the upper lanceolate, sessile, all entire, with scabrous margins; hds. solitary, on very long, naked peduncles; rays 4--5-toothed at apex; ach. suborbicular, with 2 small teeth.--% Native of the Southern States! Heads showy. Rays about 8, V by 1'. Jn--Aug. t Rays or disk purple. 8. C. DR MMONDii. T. & G. (Calliopsis. Don.) Drummond's Coreopsis, --Pubescent; Its. pinnately divided, sometimes simple, segments (or leaves) oval, entire; scales lanceolate-acuminate; rays unequally 5-toothed, twice longer than the involucre; ach. obovate, incurved, scarcely toothed.-- From Texas. Stems 10--20 high. Rays large, yellow, with a purple spot at base, -f 0. alrosa.ngv.inea, a garden variety, with dark orange flowers. 9. C. Tinctoria. Dyer's Coreopsis.--Lis. attenuate, radical ones subbipinnate; Ifls. oval, entire, smooth; /line subpinnate, l fis. linear; rays two-colored; ach. naked.--A handsome border annual, native of the Upper Missouri. Stem 1--3 high, with light, smooth foliage. Heads with yellow rays, beautifully colored with purple at their base. Flowering all summer, f 10. . Bobea. Nutt. (Calliopsis. Spreng.) Rose-red TUkseed. St. branched; lvs. opposite, 1...

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Bibliographic information