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All the Crowsfoots are now common, and the meadows are spangled with their yellow. Mouse Ear, Cat's Ear, Rough Dandelion, Wall Hawkweed, Red Campion, Meadow Lychnis, and various other plants blow.

18th. Campanula Medium in flower to-day.
20th.-Lychnis Chalcedonica just coming into blow.

24th.-St. John Baptist's Day.-Tropoeolum majus just in flower on a warm dry bank here and there. The remainder of the Roses are come out, and the SOLSTITIAL FLORA advances. Orange Lilies blow near London.

25th.-Hieracium Sylvaticum in flower. Marigolds. 27th.-Malva Sylvestris here and there in flower. 28th.-Convolvulus tricolor flowers in the garden.

Lillium bulbiferum now in blow here. Also the Cockle Agrostemma coronaria.

JULY 2d.-Crepis barbata.

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3d.-Oenothera biennis.

10th.-Convolvulus sepium begins to blow here and there. 13th.-Lillium candidum the White Lily in flower. 14th.-Campanula rapunculoides in flower at Hartwell. This season has been unkindly for many particular tribes of plants. The China Asters in particular are all blighted, and will not grow.

THE Calendar must now close, and the Author apologizes for numerous imperfections, owing to his never intending the early part of it for publication.

Pl. I. Fig. 1. Represents a Comoid Cirrus. This is the variety called

the Mare's Tail.

Fig. 2. A Cirrus lengthened out into a long pointed tail, above
it is a long straight Linear Cirrus.

Are Cumuli; others are seen below them in the distance.
Cirrus beginning to change to the Cirrocumulus.

The Cymoid Cirrostratus a stormy feature of the cloud.
Nascent Cumuli forming in the top of the Stratus soon
after Sunrise.

A fine thin Stratus ascending in the morning.
A Cirrocumulus.

A Cirrostratus seen in profile.

A Mottled Cirrostratus, there is a cirrocumulative
tendency in its barred nubeculae.

Another long Cirrostratus seen in profile in the horizon.
Another Cirrus figured like the Cyma of Architecture.
Lines of Cirrostratus.

The same cloud breaking out into Cirrocumulus for
being influenced by the Cumulostratus below.
Fig. 4. Cumulostratus. Many of the long Cirrostrati alight on
its summits.

Fig. 3. Pl. II. Fig. 1. Fig. 2. Fig. 3.

Fig. 4.

Pl. III. Fig. 1.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 3.

Fig. 4.

Pl. !V. Fig. 1.
Fig. 2.
Fig. 3.

Pl. V. Fig. 1. A Nimbus pouring Rain.

The Cirrose Crown.

Fig. 2.
Fig. 3.

A dense feature of Cirrocumulus often seen before
Storms.

Fig. 4. Little Cumuli entering the Storm from below.

Pl. VI. (Frontispiece,) Fig. 1. A Halo.

Fig. 2.

Fig. 3. A Discoid or Coronoid Halo.
Fig. 4.
A Corona or Burr.

Fig. 5. A Parhelion.

Fig. 6. A Caudate Meteor or Falling Star.

A Double Halo.

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