John Muir


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prickly wild cherry, the chameobatia, prickly gooseberry with handsome red flers and currant flowering, rosetts of potentilla, tangle of snowberry, rose sedge grasses. The GenGrant burned hollow on S e side to depth of 10 ft, huge craggy bulging mass on N w 37 paces round it, holds size above bulge when perhaps about 20 ft or more dia 20 ft ab ground; craggy branch rather scarce at 100 ft. Woodpecker holes in rows. Grows on flat, sug p, cedar and silver fir grand about it. N of Grant 100 yds a grand 20 ft tree growing on solid ledge on granite and many smaller of perfect form on same ledge; while 20 yds below one large thrifty tree is growing in bed of small stream. Round mead about 6500, Bear Skin Meadow 5750. Lovely emerald violets a place of and larkspur, parnassia, sedge in bloom (M30) potentilla, wisia Ranunculus

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