Mary Elizabeth Parsons
our book, but I have endeavored on the enclosed piece of paper to show as nearly as I can the size and color of our flower from memory. I have read over the descriptions of Erigeron caespitosus and E. [salsuginosus?] - and am sure ours is the latter. the botanists of the Academy also determine it as such. In reading over the descrition of caespitosus which I enclose - it does not seem possible it couldDear Mr MuirI thank you very much for your kind letter and encouraging words about our book on the wild flowers. I should have written before but have been trying to secure a specimen of the Arctic daisy (as we supposed it) to send you. But I can get only a poor dried up thing which gives no conception of its beauty. I am not the artist of02757
San Rafael, [Calif.]
[ca. 1900] Nov 21
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