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Biology Pamphlets (Volume 696) (Paperback) Loot Price: R435
Discovery Miles 4 350
Biology Pamphlets (Volume 696) (Paperback): Books Group

Biology Pamphlets (Volume 696) (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1919. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... NOTES ON THE MICHIGAN FLORA PART V-OLIVER ATKINS FARWELL The year 1921 was exceptionally auspicious for field work, being for the most part dry and hot. Fortunately what little rain there was, fell during the nights or on days not set apart for botanizing. On April 8, I gathered a few specimens of Carex varia, the first time in my thirty years of collecting here that I have seen it within the city limits. On May 15, when Mr. Walpole of Ypsilanti took me around the country in the vicinity of that place and in Pittsfield Township, Viburnum dentatum was collected for the first time; it was in bud only, since the season was somewhat early for flowers. On the campus of the Normal School, Galium verum and Thymus serpyllum were growing in profusion, but there was no sign of flowers so early in the year. Mr. Walpole says that they have been there for many years. In company with Mr. Gladewitz, I found on June 9, Thaspium barbinode var. angustifolium growing in abundance a short distance north of Monroe; Mr. Billington found this in the southwestern part of the State. Near Washington on June 21, again in company with Mr. Gladewitz, I found Solidago arguta in flower. This is a very early record for the flowering of goldenrod in Michigan. On this day's tramp we found a grove of Ailanthus in all stages of development from the seedling to fruit-producing trees; there were hundreds of them covering a territory of several acres in extent. A peculiarity about these young trees of the open woods, not observed in those of the cities, is that the terminal shoots freeze back during the winter For Parts I, II, and III, see Michigan Academy of Science, Annual Reports, 20:161-195, 21:345-371, and 22:117-185, respectively; for Part IV, see Papers, 1:85-100. 11 and the trunks are contin...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 68
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-37950-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-235-37950-7
Barcode: 9781235379505

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