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[[underlined]] May 2 [[/underlined]]  1901
[[underlined]] Washington [[/underlined]] - 3.45 PM
B & O for Marathon, Tex.
Cottonwoods & Sycamores green
Oak leaves small, apple blossoms out. Warm. 
[[underlined]] Cumberland [[/underlined]]. dark.
[[underlined]] May 3 [[/underlined]]
[[underlined]] Cincinnati [[/underlined]] 8 - 9 AM 
Vegetation as at
Washington, trees green. Redbud, plum & fruit trees in flower
[[underlined]] St. Louis [[/underlined]] - 7 P.M. to 8:15
From M. St. L. & S.

[[underlined]] May 4 [[/underlined]]
[[underlined]] Little Rock [[/underlined]] 7 AM
Taxiodium along streams
Liquidamber
Quercus phelos ?
Magnolia - in yards
Pinus teda ?

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Cornus florida in flower
Cottonfields
Sandy soil - mostly
Ungnadia
Baptisia leucantha
Spider lily in flower
Blackberry in flower
Tradescantia " [[Ditto for: in flower]] 
Geomys hills at intervals
[[underlined]] Malvern [[/underlined]]
Wisteria
[[underlined]] Arkadelphia [[/underlined]]
Acres of spider lilies
[[underlined]] Gurdon [[/underlined]]

Palmetto
aArundinaria 
[[underlined]] Texarcana [[/underlined]] - 12:30
More oaks, less pine
Mounds larger
Geomys some.

Transcription Notes:
Googled species names, kept Vernon's original spelling. Anything I'm unsure of is in [[?]] Taxiodium = Taxodium Quercus phelos = Quercus phellos Pinus teda = Pinus taeda

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