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The North American Species of Cactus, Anhalonium, and Lophophora

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Author: John M. Coulter
Language: English
Wordcount: 16,373 / 63 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 42.8
LoC Category: Q
Downloads: 526
mnybks.net#: 1922
Genres: Science, Non-fiction
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ew of these facts, I have thought it advisable to present a preliminary revision of the order, which shall contain the results of the study of material confessedly insufficient. With such knowledge as we possess brought together, it is hoped that the study of this very interesting and much neglected group will be stimulated, and that more critical exploration of our southwestern territory and adjacent Mexico will make a more satisfactory presentation possible. It would be useless to notice the vast number of reputed species that are not represented by actual specimens in our possession.

In the proposed preliminary account of the family, of which the present paper is the first part, only those genera are considered which form a part of the flora of the United States, and those species which I have been able to examine and to identify with reasonable certainty. All forms credited to the United States have been studied, and the account of these species may be considered fairly complete, but the far more nu

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