Volume 22 – Issue 4 (Dec 1957)

Blister Swamp, West Virginia

Tucked away in a remote corner of the “endless mountains” of northern Pocahontas County is found a little-known area of some forty acres known as Blister Swamp. This name was very aptly given for here was found an excellent native stand of Abies balsamea (L.) Mill., better known to the natives of the region as Blister Pine.

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The Remarkable Draparnaldia Species of Lake Baikal, Siberia

At publication (Forest, 1956a), examination had not been possible for specimens of the group of Draparnaldia species which are endemic to Lake Baikal. Then, a tentative appraisal had to be made from descriptions and illustrations by their author, Constantine Meyer (1922) (1924) (1926). Now specimens of all nine species have been examined, and a careful translation completed of their descriptions as given by Meyer (1930).

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