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Pàgina 135 - AN ACCOUNT OF THE SOIL, Growing Timber, and other productions of the lands in the countries situated in the back parts of the states of New- York and Pennsylvania, in North America ; and particularly the lands in the county of ONTARIO, known by the name of THE GENESEE TRACT, lately located, and now in the progress of being settled.
Pàgina 143 - ... Report of the Regents, p. 311-16. Albany 1843 Mosses of Caledonia Creek. Charles H. Peck. 32d Report of the New York State Museum, p. 73-74. 1879 Also in loth Report of the New York Commissioners of Fisheries. Plants and Plant Stations (Mumford, Monroe County). EJ Hill. Torrey Club Bui, 8:45-47. 1881 A List of the Indigenous Ferns of the Vicinity of Rochester, with Notes.
Pàgina 135 - ... pines, and also, thorn trees of a prodigious size. 6. The variety of fruit-trees, and also smaller fruits, such as apple and peach orchards, in different places, which were planted by the Indians, plum and cherry-trees, mulberries, grapes of different kinds, raspberries, huckle-berries, black-berries, wild goose-berries, and straw-berries in vast quantities : — also cranberries, and black haws, &c. 7. The vast variety of wild animals and game which is to be found in this country, such as deer,...
Pàgina 10 - Monroe county. Several groups are growing in Parma, north of Adams Basin, in Sweden, and thence westward. The trees spread by root sprouts, forming dense groups from three to twenty feet high, but all connected at the root. Seedlings seem to be scarce, although the trees are usually well fruited. BERGEN SWAMP. Bergen swamp has long been considered one of the most interesting botanical points in western New York. It lies in the northeastern part of the town of Bergen, Genesee county, between the West...
Pàgina 133 - ... mountains, it is found two or three degrees further to the north, and it abounds in all the valleys of the Alleghany chain. The dimensions it attains in its native country vary according to the nature of the soil and the climate. In Virginia and Kentucky it grows to the largest size, sometimes as much as seventy or eighty feet in height, and three or four feet in diameter; but in parts of the country less favourable to its growth, it rarely exceeds one-half that size. The foliage of the Acacia...
Pàgina 4 - Catalogue of Plants and Their Time of Flowering, in and about the City of Rochester, for the year 1841.
Pàgina 141 - Charter-oak at Hartford may have been a small tree at the first settlement of New England. The Wadsworth oak, at Geneseo, New York, is said to be five centuries old, and 27 feet in circumference at the base. The massive, slow-growing live-oaks, of Florida, are worthy of notice, on account of the enormous length of their branches. Bartram says : " I have stepped 50 paces in a straight line from the trunk of one of these trees to the extremity of the limbs.
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Pàgina 139 - Tree", under which the first treaty was signed between the Indians and the first settlers of Geneseo. At the time of writing, 1848, the old tree was healthy and green. He also speaks of other magnificent specimens of oak and elm trees to be seen in the Meadow Park, and of the remains of a former rival of the
Pàgina 136 - Country in the Summer of 1816. By David Thomas. Auburn, 1819. This author mentions many of the trees and plants of this region, and notes the relations of the geological features to the distribution of the flora. We quote some of his observations. "As we approach the Genesee river oak and chestnut appear on the hills, but in the moist rich lands to the eastward the latter is very rare. Fences of considerable extent have been made from white cedar, which is procured in the swamps. It is not that of...

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