Creator

John Muir

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Drimys, Greek, meaning sharp, acid, pungent, referring to the taste of the bark. It is distributed along the Western coast of South America from Mexico to Cape Horn. It is much used both by the Indians and whites as a medicine. This tree belongs to the Magnoliaceae. The cone of the Oolitic Araucaria is hardly distinguishable from that of existing species. Ferns, club mosses, and coniferie, some of which are genetically identical with those now living, are met with as far back as the carboniferous epoch.

Date Original

November 1911

Source

Original journal dimensions: 10 x 17 cm.

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MuirReel30Journal09P120-121.tif

Publisher

Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

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Keywords

John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist

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