Botany of Yakutat Bay A single individual tree of Alaska Cedar found. [Mertensia] hemlock less [abundant] than spruce. Red alder (a rubra) forms dense tangles and is a serious obstacle to travel grows higher than [hemlock] or [spruce]. Salix Barclayi 5 to 10 [feet] [high] large upright catkins; forms tangled thickets and is the favorite resort of the ptarmigan. Sambacus recimosa, red berries, 10 [feet] [high] [abundant] Menziesia ferruginea 6 [feet] [high] [abundant] in forest and up to 1800 [feet.]
Original journal dimensions: 9 x 15.5 cm.
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