60 [chur’r] (Chirr chur chup chup tamias) Wood cock cock-cock Woodpeck A. [abies] Magnifica? 280 scales 2 seed in each scales 2 in unde 1-1/4 in [inches] long with a woody stalk ½ in long [wings ½ the length of] Seed wings half the [length] width of scales the same in length Seeds ½ in long ¼ wide 1/8 thick Bracts – 7/8 of inch long with slender point 1/8 long & with flattened [petiole] ¼ long 3/16 wide [ ] portion of scale 5/16 wide green pale on edges oval ½ long point brown scales pale rose greenish at ends wings delicious [rose]
Original journal dimensions: 9.5 x 16 cm.
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