. North American trees : being descriptions and illustrations of the trees growing independently of cultivation in North America, north of Mexico and the West Indies . Trees. 456 The Thorn Trees the lobes slightly haiiy on the inner surface, lanceolate, long-pointed, glandular- toothed; stamens lo to 20; anthers pink; styles 3 to 5. The fruit is pear-shaped or oblong, about 10 mm. thick, yellow or yellow-green, sometimes tinged with red; the calyx-lobes are reflexed; the flesh is firm; it contains 3 to 5 nutlets, com- monly 4, about 7 mm. long, strongly ridged on the back, the nest about 8 mm.

. North American trees : being descriptions and illustrations of the trees growing independently of cultivation in North America, north of Mexico and the West Indies . Trees. 456 The Thorn Trees the lobes slightly haiiy on the inner surface, lanceolate, long-pointed, glandular- toothed; stamens lo to 20; anthers pink; styles 3 to 5. The fruit is pear-shaped or oblong, about 10 mm. thick, yellow or yellow-green, sometimes tinged with red; the calyx-lobes are reflexed; the flesh is firm; it contains 3 to 5 nutlets, com- monly 4, about 7 mm. long, strongly ridged on the back, the nest about 8 mm. Stock Photo
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. North American trees : being descriptions and illustrations of the trees growing independently of cultivation in North America, north of Mexico and the West Indies . Trees. 456 The Thorn Trees the lobes slightly haiiy on the inner surface, lanceolate, long-pointed, glandular- toothed; stamens lo to 20; anthers pink; styles 3 to 5. The fruit is pear-shaped or oblong, about 10 mm. thick, yellow or yellow-green, sometimes tinged with red; the calyx-lobes are reflexed; the flesh is firm; it contains 3 to 5 nutlets, com- monly 4, about 7 mm. long, strongly ridged on the back, the nest about 8 mm. thick. 12. WEEPING THORN — Oratsegns recBTva Beadle This species grows in dry, sandy soil about Ocala, Florida. It is a shrub, or a low tree, 3 to 5 meters high, with drooping branches forming a broad crown; the bark is grayish brown, rough; the twigs are woolly-hairy when yoimg, reddish brown, and are armed with many slender straight spines 6 to 15 mm. long. The leaves are spatulate to ob- ovate-wedge-shaped, 10 to 30 mm. long, 5 to 20 mm. wide, sUghtly hairy, particularly on the lower sur- face when young, becoming smooth, half-leathery, rounded or broadly pointed, often 3-lobed at the apex, wedge-shaped at the base, often abruptly so, glandular-dentate; leaf- stalks conspicuously glandular, long-hairy, becoming smooth, 5 to 15 mm. long. The flowers are about 15 mm. wide, solitary, or in 2- or 3-flowered woolly-hairy corymbs; calyx-lobes lanceolate, long- pointed, nearly smooth, remotely glan- dular-toothed; stamens about 20; anthers pale yellow; styles 3 to 5. The fruit ripens in August; it is pear-shaped, 7 to 9' mm. thick, red, calyx-lobes re- curved; flesh thick and soft; nutlets 3 to 5, 6 to 7 mm. long, ridged on the back, the nest 6 to 7 mm. thick. 13. CUTHBERT'S THORN Crataegus dispar Beadle. Fig. 402. — Weeping Thorn.. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appear

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