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Plantago lanceolate. maritima.

alpina.—This I recollect seeing, in

some plenty, at Thingevalle, and I have since received specimens from Sir George Mackenzie and Mr. Paulsen.

Coronopus.

Sanguisorba officinalis.
Alchemilla vulgaris.

alpina.

III. TETRAGYNIA. Potamogeton natans.

marinum.

compressum.

lncens.

crispum.

perfbliatum.

■ » pectinatum.

pusillum.

Sagina procumbens.
Tillaea aquatica.

V. PENTANDRIA.

I. MONOGYNIA. Myosotis scorpioides. a and P. Pulmonaria maritima.

Echium vulgare.
Primula farinosa.

Menyanthes trifoliata.—This plant is im-
portant to travellers who are
not acquainted with the route
in the morasses; for they are
well aware that wheresoever
it grows they may safely pass;
its closely woven roots making
a firm bed upon the soft sub-
soil. The Icelanders call it
Reidinga, and employ the
matted tufts to prevent the
saddle or any load from chaf-
ing the horses' backs.

Azalea procumbens.

Campanula rotundifolia.

patula.

Viola canina. ,

tricolor.

1—palustris.

Glaux maritima.

II. DIGYNIA

Gentiana campesferis.

amarella.

——— nivalis.

Gentiana aurea.

detonsa.

bavarica.

——— tenella.—(filiformis of Persoons Synopsis.)

verna.

1 1 ■ rotata. Hydrocotyle vulgaris.

Ligusticum scoticum. (vol. i. p. 323.)—To this plant, which Mr. Paulsen named by mistake Imperatoria Ostruthium, was attached the following observation: "Haec (in Islandia) rarissima herba, in saxis solum et montibus praeruptis maritimis reperiunda. Devoratis radicibus hlc traditur divinos edidisse effectus in hydaridibus abdominalibus. (isl. meinlceti)"

Angelica Archangelica. (vol. i. p. 191 •)—The Icelanders gather the stemsand roots of this plant, which they eat raw, and generally with the addition of fresh butter.

sylvestris?

Imperatoria Ostruthium.

Carum Carui.—Naturalised in Iceland, according to Sir George Mackenzie. IV TETRAGYNIA. Parnassia palustris.

V. PENTAGYNIA. Statice Armeria. Linum catharticum.

VI. HEXAGYNIA. Drosera rotundifolia.

1 — longifolia.

VI. HEXANDRIA.

I. MONOGYNIA. Convallaria biflora. Juncus effusus. arcticus.—Discovered by Sir George Mackenzie.

— squarrosus.

trifidus.

articulatus.

bulbosus.

bufonius.

biglumis.

triglumis.

Juncus pilosus.

campestris.

spicatus.

II. TRIGYNIA.

Rumex digynus.—All the species of Rumex are boiled and eaten by the Icelanders; though only the young shoots of acutus are employed. Of the Acetosa a beverage is made by the common people, by steeping the plant in water till all the juice is extracted. This drink is kept some time; but soon becomes bad and putrid in warm weather.

acutus.

Acetosa.

Acetosella.

Triglochin palustre.
Triglochin maritimum.
Tofieldia palustris.

VIII. OCTANDRIA.

I. MONOGYNIA. Chamaeneriumhalamifolium(vol.i.p. 260and 318.)—From specimens now

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