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To J. S. Henslow   23 [August or September 1855]

Summary

Asks JSH to identify an umbellifer.

Describes his efforts to compare number of seeds of wild and cultivated plants.

Asks that more wild celery be collected and seeds counted. Seeks to verify whether "most typical form produces most seed" and whether cultivation lessens fertility.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  John Stevens Henslow
Date:  23 [Aug or Sept] 1855
Classmark:  DAR 93: A112–13
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-1748
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