A   Manual of Weeds, or the Weed Exterminator; Being a Description, Botanical and Familiar, of a Century of Weeds Injurious to the Farmer, with Practi by Ezra MichenerA   Manual of Weeds, or the Weed Exterminator; Being a Description, Botanical and Familiar, of a Century of Weeds Injurious to the Farmer, with Practi by Ezra Michener

A Manual of Weeds, or the Weed Exterminator; Being a Description, Botanical and Familiar, of a…

byEzra Michener

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...separate. f Fruit a capsule. Genus LVI. DATURA.--Linn. Calyx tubular, prismatic, separating transversely above the base, in fruit; corolla funnel-form, border plicate, five toethed; stamens included; stigma two lipped; capsule oval, or sub-globose, mostly prickly, four valved, four celled at base, two celled at summit; seeds reniform, rough dotted. Annuals. Foetid when bruised; leaves somewhat in opposite pairs; flowers large, solitary, or dichotomal, on short pedicels. 74. D. STRAMONIUM.--Linn. James-town Weed. Thorn Apple. Smooth; stem branching dichotomously; leaves ovateangulate, or sinuate-dentate, petiolate, capsules muricate, erect. Annual. Stem 2 to 5 feet high, stout, terete, paleyellowish-green; leaves 4 to 8 inches long; petioles 1 to 4 inches; calyx prominent five angled, nearly half as long as the corolla, deciduous, leaving the persistent base, orbicular; corolla about 3 inches long, ochroleucous; capsule 1 inch in diameter. In var. Tatula. Stem brownish-purple; corolla pale purple. Hab. Neglected places. July. Sept. Obs. No agricultural nuisance is easier abated than this. Corolla campanulate, or rotate; stamens connivent; fruit a berry. f Anthers opening by terminal pores. Genus LVU. SOLANUM.--Linn. Calyx mostly five parted, spreading, persistent; corolla rotate; border plicate, usually five lobed; stamens exserted, often slightly cohering; being mostly two celled; leaves various; flowers mostly in pedunculate, cymose clusters. § Stem and leaves unarmed. 75. S. NIGRUM.--Linn. Common Night-shade. Leaves ovate, obscurely repand-dentate; flowers in lateral, umbel-like cymes; fruit globose, small, black. Annual. Stem 1 to 2 feet high, much branched, angular, or slightly winged; leaves 2 to 3 inches long; petioles 1 inch;...
Title:A Manual of Weeds, or the Weed Exterminator; Being a Description, Botanical and Familiar, of a…Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1236234162

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