Sterility of Violets

Thomas Meehan
1889 Botanical Gazette  
and May, 1886, was published my revision of North American Hyperi-cace2e; while in the number for October, 1886, were published further notes and a description of a new species, H. lobocarpum Gattinger, from the " oak-barrens " of W. Tennessee and probably W. Mississippi. A few additional notes are made at this time to record our present knowledge of this group. The interesting new species H. lobocarpum was found growing abundantly near Lake Charles, Louisiana, in July and August, 1888, by
more » ... gust, 1888, by Prof. W. W. Daves. The range of this species is therefore extended over the Lower Mississippi region, from Tennessee southward. It should be looked for in E. Arkansas. I am informed by Dr. Watson that during Dr. Gray's last visit to Paris, in 1887, he re-examined the types of Hypericum there, and states positively that Lamarck's H. cistifolium is neither H. opacum Torr. & Gray, as he first thought, nor H. nudiflorum Michx., as I considered it in the revision, but H. sphxrocarpum Michx. Therefore H. sphxrocarpum Michx. must become H. cistifolium Lam., and H. cistifolium of my revision, not Lamarck, becomes again H. nudiforum Michx.
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