A Manual of Texas Flora

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Manuscript for botany students describing 98 families of plants in Texas including 341 genera and 774 species. The book is organized into four parts: 1// Key to the Families, pages 1-100; 2// [Mustard] Family -- Flax Family, pages 101-150 and Flax Family -- Evening Primrose Family (Guara), pages 151-200; 3// Potato Family -- Madder Family (Galium), pages 251-300 and Evening Primrose Family (Guara) -- Solanaceae Pers. Potato Family, pages 201-250; 4// Honey Suckle Family -- Composite XVI. (Leptilon), pages 301-350 (First Part) and Composite XVI. (Leptilon) -- End, pages 351-383 (Second Part) with General Index of Latin Names, pages L1-L7, ... continued below

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383, L7, E6, G11 p. ; 36 x 22 cm.

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Ruth, Albert August 28, 1916.

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The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) is an international scientific research and learning center focused on conservation and knowledge sharing. BRIT’s mission is to conserve our natural heritage by deepening our knowledge of the plant world and achieving public understanding of the value plants bring to life.

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Manuscript for botany students describing 98 families of plants in Texas including 341 genera and 774 species. The book is organized into four parts: 1// Key to the Families, pages 1-100; 2// [Mustard] Family -- Flax Family, pages 101-150 and Flax Family -- Evening Primrose Family (Guara), pages 151-200; 3// Potato Family -- Madder Family (Galium), pages 251-300 and Evening Primrose Family (Guara) -- Solanaceae Pers. Potato Family, pages 201-250; 4// Honey Suckle Family -- Composite XVI. (Leptilon), pages 301-350 (First Part) and Composite XVI. (Leptilon) -- End, pages 351-383 (Second Part) with General Index of Latin Names, pages L1-L7, English Index, Including Popular Plant Names, pages E1-E6, and Glossary, pages G1-G11.

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383, L7, E6, G11 p. ; 36 x 22 cm.

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Part Two is originally labeled: "Pages 101--150, Pea Family--Flax Family." Handwritten notes have replaced "Pea" with "Mustard" and added "also 151-200."

A handwritten note on the title page for Part Three says "pp. 201-250 out of order at end." Pages 201-250 are after pages 251-300.

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  • August 28, 1916

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  • Oct. 2, 2016, 8:13 a.m.

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Ruth, Albert. A Manual of Texas Flora, book, August 28, 1916; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth795319/: accessed August 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Botanical Research Institute of Texas Library.