It is one of the many interesting discoveries of Mr. Douglass, to whom our collections are indebted for its introduction.
Platystemon lineare. - Linear-leaved Platy mon. - One of the prettiest of all little annuals, with its gracaul cups of white and yellow, resembling those of a Ranunculus, but far more gay.
It is a native of California, where it was originally found by Douglass, who, however, sent home no seed.