Mary Elizabeth Parsons


John Muir


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[5]much to hear your further opinion upon the matter. Do you still think your Arctic Daisy Erigeron caespitosus? There ought to be some common name for ours it is such a charming flower - Could you not suggest one? Thanking you for your patient attention in this matter and hoping to hear from you,I am,[4]from Gray's Synoptical flora - Are you not familiar with this daisy of ours too? The beautiful Erigeron Coulteri - of about the same size with many pure white and narrower rays (I enclose one) grows in meadows at a lesser altitude - say 6000 ft. covering the meadows with its exquisite flowers. If not troubling you too much I should like


San Rafael, [Calif.]

Date Original

[ca. 1900] Nov 21


Original letter dimensions: 20 x 24.5 cm.

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Reel 11, Image 0453

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