O. C. Haslett
Martinez, Nov. 4, 1907.
Mr. O. C. Haslett,
You are undoubtedly right in your contention as to the Red Fir & Douglas Spruce, These trees are not in the least alike. The cones of the Red Fir-Abies magnifica grow straight upright on the upper branches. Those of the Douglas Spruce- Pseudo tsuga Douglasii hang down from the ends of the branchlets. The leaves also are very different as doubtless you well know.
I have not yet published anything on the Caucasus, or indeed on any part of my long Journey abroad.
You should, as a lover of forests, join the Sierra Club and study with others on the summer outings.
1907 Nov 4
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