1 S. latifolium L. St. angular, sulcate; lfts. oblong-lanceolate, acutely and coarsely serrate, acute; cat. teeth elongated. - A tall plant in swamps and ditches, N. J.? to Ind. and Can. St. 3 to 4f hiph, smooth, hollow, with deep-furrowed and prominent angles. Lfts. or segm. 4 to 6' lonor, 1 to 2' broad, in 3 to 5 pairs, with a sessile odd one, each with about 10 large, sharp teeth. Umbels very large, 20 to 30-rayed. Cal. segm. acute, exceeding the broad 5-lobed styiopodium. Eib3 of fr not prominent. Jl., Aug. 2 S. lineare Mx. St. angular, sulcate; lfts. 9 to 11, linear and lance-linear, finely serrate, acute; cal. teeth obsolete; fr. ribs winged. - More common than the last, in swamps, N. J. to Ind. and Can. St. 2 to 4f high, smooth, with 7 prominent angles. Lfts. 2 to 4' long, 2 to 4" wide, the odd and lower ones petiolulate, middle pairs sessile. Umbels 1 1/2 to 2 1/2' broad. Invol. of 5 or 6 linear bracts, 1/4 as long as the 15 to 21 rays. Umbellets with numerous, small, white fls. Fr. roundish, crowned with the broad, yellowish styiopodium. JL, Aug.

33. CORIAN'DRUM, L. Coriander. (Gr.Analysis of The Genera Part 8 812 , a bug; on account of the smell of the leaves.) Calyx with 5 conspicuous teeth ; pelals obcordate, inflcxed at the point, outer ones radiate, bifid; fruit globous; carpels cohering, with the five depressed, primary ribs, and 4 secondary more prominent ones, seeds concave on the face. - (1) Smooth. Invol. 0 or 1-leaved. Involucels 3-leaved, unilateral.

C. sativum L. Lvs. bipinnate, lower ones with broad-cuncato lfts., upper with linear ones; carp, hemispherical. - Native of Eur., etc. This well-known plant is cultivated chiefly for the seeds which are used as a spice, as a nucleus for sugar-plums, etc. St. 2f high. Lvs. numerously divided, strong-scented. Umbels with only the partial involucra. Fls. white. Jl.‡

34. PIMPINEL'LA, L. Anise. Calyx limb obsolete ; petals obcordate, a little unequal; disk 0 ; flowers perfect or diclinous ; styles capillary, as long as fruit; fruit ovate, ribbed, with convex intervals.-European herbs, mostly Ц, with pinnately, many-parted lvs., and white fls. Umbels compound. Invol. 0.

P. Anisum L. Radical lvs. incisely trifid; cauline ones multiud, with narrow, linear segments, all glabrous and shining; umbels large, many-rayed. - Native of Egypt. The aromatic and carminative properties of the fruit are well known.‡

35. aeG0PO' DIUM, L. Goutweed. Goats-foot. (Gr.Analysis of The Genera Part 8 813 a goat; Analysis of The Genera Part 8 814 , a little foot; referring to the form of the leaf.) Calyx limb obsolete; fruit compressed laterally, oblong, crowned with the conical bases of the deflexed styles; carpels with 5 filiform ridges, without vittae . ЦLvs. 1 to 2-ternate. Involucra none. Fls. white.

AE. podagraria L. St. deeply furrowed, glabrous; lfts. ovate or lanceolate, acuminate, unequally toothed, upper merely 3-cleft. - Gardens. Sts. 12 to 18 high, from strong, tenacious, creeping roots hard to eradicate. Umbels many-rayed. †

36. A'PIUM, L. Celery. (Celtic apon, water; the plants grow in watery situations.) Calyx margin obsolete; petals roundish, with a small inflcxed point; fruit laterally compressed nearly double; carpels 5-ribbed, the lateral ribs marginal; intervals with single vittoe.-European herbs. Umbels perfect. Invol. 0, or few-leaved. Fls. white.

1 A. graveolens L. Lower lvs. pinnately dissected, on very long petioles, aegm. broad-cuneate, incised; upper lvs. 3-parted, segm. cuneate, lobed, and incisely dentate at apex; invol 0; fr. roundish. - (2) Gardens. St. 2 to 3f high, branching, furrowed. Radical petioles thick, juicy, If in length. Umbels with unequal, spreading rays. - The stems when blanched by being buried, aro sweet, crisp, and spicy in flavor, and used as salad Jn. - Aug. ‡ Eur.

2 A petroseliuum Willd. Parsley. Lvs. decompound, segments of the lower ones cuneate-ovate, terminal ones trifid, all incised, cauline segm. lance-linear, subentire; involucels of 3 to 5 subulate bracts; fr. ovate. - (2) Gardens. St. 2 to 4f high, branched. Lvs. smooth and shining, with numerous, narrow segm. Jn. - Cultivation lias produced several varieties. Esteemed as a potherb, for soup, etc. (Petroselinum sativum Hoffm.) ‡ Sardinia. Greece.

37. CA'RUM, L. Caraway. (From Caria, the native country of the plant, according to Pliny.) Calyx margin obsolete; petals obo-vate, emarginate, the point innexed ; styles dilated at base, spreading; fruit oval, compressed laterally ; carpels 5-ribbed, lateral ribs marginal; intervals with single vittae, commissure with 2. - Herbs with dissected lvs. Umbels perfect. Involucra various. Fls. white.

C. Carvi L. Lvs. somewhat bipinnatifid, with numerous linear segm. invol. 1-leaved or 0; iuvolucels 0. - St. about 2f high, branched, smooth, striate. Lower lvs. large, on long petioles, with tumid, clasping sheaths. Umbels on long peduncles; involucrate bracts when present linear-lanceolate. Jn. - Cultivated for its fine aromatic fruit, so well known in domestic economy. 1 Eur.

38. TREPOCARPUS .aethusa Nutt.

Western La. (Hale).

39. CYNOSCIADIUM digitatum DC.

- Western La. (Hale).

Obs. These plants, of which we have beautiful specimens from Dr. Hale, may perhaps be found E. of the Mississippi.