Title: The standard cyclopedia of horticulture; a discussion, for the amateur, and the professional and commercial grower, of the kinds, characteristics and methods of cultivation of the species of plants grown in the regions of the United States and Canada for ornament, for fancy, for fruit and for vegetables; with keys to the natural families and genera, descriptions of the horticultural capabilities of the states and provinces and dependent islands, and sketches of eminent horticulturists
Year: 1916 (1910s)
Authors: Bailey, L. H. (Liberty Hyde), 1858-1954
Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co. [etc., etc.]
Contributing Library: UMass Amherst Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: UMass Amherst Libraries
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nkish tips. Northern states and Eu.,and Asia.—The plant in the trade as A. tomenlosumis probably a form of this species. Also in cult, underthe proper name, A. dioica. A. hyperborea, Hort., aname common in the trade, is apparently a mere formof this with pinkish fls. alpina, Gaertn. Plant 1-4 in.: involucral bracts infertile heads, dark browni.sh green, acute. Canada,Rocky Mts., Sierra Nevadas. plantaginifdlia, Rich. Basal Ivs. 1J^ in. or more long,distinctly 3-nerved: st. 6-18 in. high.—Stoloniferous,making broad patches. Common in fields and oldpastures. Perhaps not in cult. cc. Heads loosely panicled.racemdsa, Hook. Light-woolly, the flowering sts.6-20 in. high, sparsely leafy, the heads mostly on slen- der peduncles: involucre brownish, white-tipped. Ore.and Brit. Col. to the Rockies. A. margaritdcea^ADapha.[ia margaritacea. N. TATLOR.t ANTHEMIS (Greek name of the chamomile). Com-positip. Chamomile. Pyrethrum-hke heavy-scentedplants, annual, biennial or perennial, members of a
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218. Anthemis tinctoria. (X Ji) large, Old World temperate-region genus, used in bor-ders and alpine gardens. Heads many-fld., the disk yellow, the rays whiteand yellow and (in the common cult, species) pistillate,the receptacle conical and chaffy, the achenes terete orribbed, and either naked or bearing a minute crown:Ivs. pinnately dissected. Two or three of the species are weeds. Others areexcellent border plants. The true chamomile is a me-dicinal plant. The hardy perennial species, which aloneare grown in this country, are easily handled in theborder, where they bloom from midsummer till frost.They thrive in almost any soU, but need fuU exposureto sun. Propagation is by seeds or division of the clumps,usually the latter. a. Rays normally yellow. tinctflria, Linn. Golden Marguerite. Fig. 218.Of bushy habit, 2-3 ft., with angular st. and pinnatelydivided, and again pinnatifid or cut-toothed Ivs., andlarge, daisy-Uke golden yellow fls. (1-2 in. across).Gn. 42, p. 91; V. 18:133. A. K
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