Trees and shrubs; an abridgment of the Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum: containing the hardy trees and shrubs of Britain, native and foreign, scientifically and popularly described; with their propagation, culture and uses and engravings of nearly all the species . s are twined about what-ever object they approach, and after-wards become hard and persistent,like the tendrils of a vine. The leaflets are either (juite entire, or unequally cut;sometimes very coarsely so. The panicles are axillary and terminal, many-ffowered and downy. The flowers are of a greenish white colour, with littlesho

Trees and shrubs; an abridgment of the Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum: containing the hardy trees and shrubs of Britain, native and foreign, scientifically and popularly described; with their propagation, culture and uses and engravings of nearly all the species . s are twined about what-ever object they approach, and after-wards become hard and persistent,like the tendrils of a vine. The leaflets are either (juite entire, or unequally cut;sometimes very coarsely so. The panicles are axillary and terminal, many-ffowered and downy. The flowers are of a greenish white colour, with littlesho Stock Photo
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Trees and shrubs; an abridgment of the Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum: containing the hardy trees and shrubs of Britain, native and foreign, scientifically and popularly described; with their propagation, culture and uses and engravings of nearly all the species . s are twined about what-ever object they approach, and after-wards become hard and persistent, like the tendrils of a vine. The leaflets are either (juite entire, or unequally cut;sometimes very coarsely so. The panicles are axillary and terminal, many-ffowered and downy. The flowers are of a greenish white colour, with littleshow; but they have a sweet almond-like scent. The seeds {Jig. 5.) havelong, wavy, feathery, and silky tails, forming beautiful tufts, most conspicuousin wet weather. The French gardeners use the twigs instead of withs, for tyingvip their plants ; and make very neat baskets of them when peeled, and also bee-hives. The twigs are in the best state for making these articles in winter; andtheir flexibility is increased by holding them to the fire before using them. Ingardens and plantations the plant is valuable for the rapidity with which it maybe made to cover naked walls, unsightly roofs of sheds, or low buildings andarbours ; and for a variety of similar purposes.. Fruit of C Vitalba. J, 5. C. viKGiNiA^NA L. The Virginian Clematis. Jdentification. Linn. Amoen., p. 275. ; Dec. Prod., 1. p.4. ; Dons Mill., 1. p. 5.; Tor. and Gray, 1. p. 8.Synonymes. C. canadensis trifoFia ripens Tourn.; C. canadensis Mill. Diet. No. 5., Salisb. Prod. 371.; C cordiiblia. Moench. Supp. lOi. ; C. triternkta. Hort.; the broad-leaved Canada Virgins Bower; Clematite de Virginie, i^>-.; VirginischeWaldrebe, Ger.Engravings. Den. Brit, (the male plant), t.74. ; and our Jig. G. Spec. Char., ^-c. Flowers panicled, dioecious. Leavesternate; leaflets cordate, acute, grossly toothed, or lobed. {Dons Mill.) A deciduous climber.Canada to Florida, in hedges and near rivers.Height 10 ft. to 15 ft. Introduced in 176

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