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III.-1. Fedia dentata, Oval fruited corn salad, corn fields, 7. Valeriana officinalis, Great wild Valerian, banks of rivers, 7. Scirpus sylvaticus, Wood club rush, moist woods, 8.
III.-2. Millium effusum, Spreading Millet Grass, woods and shady places, 7. Aria caryophyllea, Silver Hair Grass, sandy heaths, 7. Melica nutans, Mountain Melic Grass, mountainous woods, 7. Dactylis glomerata, Rough Cock Foot's Grass, meadows and pastures, 8. Bromus steriles Barren Brome Grass, fields and hedges, 7. Hordeum enurinum, Wall Barley, waste ground, 8. Hordeum pratense, Meadow Barley, meadows, 8. Hordeum maritinum, Sea Barley, sandy ground near the sea, 7.
IV.-1. Scabiosa columbaria, Small Scabious, pastures and roadsides. Galium saxatile, Smooth heath Bedstraw, heaths, 8. Plantago media, Hoary Plantain, pastures and meadows, 8. Plantago corronopus, Bucks Horn Plantain, sandy or gravelly plains, 8. Sanguisorba officinalis, Great Burnet, meadows aud pastures, 7. Cornus sanguinea, Wild Dog Wood, hedges 7. Parietaria officinalis, Common Wall Pellitory, old walls and ruins, 9. Alchemilla vulgaris, Common Lady's Mantle, meadows and pastures, 8.
IV.-3. Potamogeton lucens, cum aliis, Shining Pond Weeds, with others, ditches, ponds, and lakes, 7.
V.-1. Myosotis palustris, Great Water Scorpion Grass, ditches and wet places, 8. Myosotis arvensis, Field Scorpion Grass, sandy fields, 8. Cynoglossum officinale, Common Hound's Tongue, road sides, 7. Borago officinalis, Common Borage, waste grounds, 7. Lycopsis arvensis, Small Bugloss, corn fields, 7. Echium vulgar, Common Vipers Bugloss, fields and waste grounds, 7. Primula farinosa, Birdseye Primrose, mountainous bogs in North, 7. Menyanthes trifoliata, Common Buck Bean, pools, ditches, and bogs, 7. Hottonia palustris, Common Water Violet, pools and ditches, 8. Lysimachi anummularia, Moneywort, moist woods and pastures, 7. Anagallis arvensis, Common Scarlet Pimpernel, gardens and fields, 9. Convolvulus arvensis, Small Bindweed, hedges and fields, 9. Convolvulus soldanella, Sea Bindweed, sandy sea shore, 7. Polemonium cœruleum, Blue Jacob's Ladder, mountainous places, rare, 7. Campanula hedaracea, Ivy-leafed Bell Flower, wet shady places, 8. Jasione montana, Sheep's scabious, sandy fields, 8. Atropa bellodonna, Deadly Night Shade, amongst ruins, 7. Solanum dulcamara, Woody Nightshade, moist hedges, 8. Solanum nigrum, Garden Night Shade, cultivated ground, 9. Lonicera periclymenum, Common Honeysuckle, hedges and woods, 9. Glaux maritima, Sea Milkwort, salt marshes, 7. V.-2. Gentiana acaulis, Stemless Gentian, Alpine rocks, 7. Daucus carota, Wild Carrot, borders of fields, 7. Scandix pecten veneris, Common Shepherd's Needle, corn fields, 9. Myrrhis temulenta, Rough Cow Parsley, hedges, 7. Myrrhis aromatica, Broad-leaved Cow Parsley, roadsides, 7. Conium maculatum, Common Hemlock, waste grounds, 8. Carum carni, Common Carraway, meadows and pastures, 7.
V.-3. Sambucus nigra, Common Elder, woods and hedges, 7. Viburnum opulus, Common Guelder Rose, wet woods and hedges, 7.
V.-5. Linum catharticum, Purging Flax, dry pastures, 8. Sibbaldia procumbens, Procumbent Sibbaldia, Scotch mountains, 8. VI.-1. Ornithogalum pyrenaicum, Tall Star of Bethlehem, pastures, rare, 7. Narthecium ossifragum, Lancashire Asphodel, turf bogs, 7. Acorus Calamus, Common sweet Flag, watery places, 8.
VI. 3. Rumex Crispus, Curled Dock, woods, fields, and hedges, 8. Rumex Acetosa, Common Sorrel, meadows and pastures, 7. Rumex Acetosella, Sheeps' Sorrel, gravelly ground, 8. Tofieldia, Scottish Asphodel, bogs on the Scottish mountains, 7. VI.-4. Alisma Damasonium, Star-headed Water Plantain, ditches and pools, 7. Alisma Natans, Floating Water Plantain, mountainous lakes, 7.
VIII. 1. Epilobium Alpinum Alpine Willow Herb, mountainous bogs, Scotland, 7. Vaccinium Vitis, Idoa, Cowberry, mountainous bogs, Scotland, 7. Vaccinium, Oxycoccus, Cranberry, mossy bogs, 7. Calluna Vulgaris, Common Ling, Heaths, 7. Polygonum Bistorta, Great Bistort, meadows and pastures, 7. Polygonum Viviparum, Alpine Bistort, Alpine situations, 7. Polygonum Convolvulus, Black Bind-weed, fields and gardens, 9.
IX.—1. Butomius Umbellatus, Common Flowering Rush, ditches and rivers, 8.
X.-1. Monotropa Hypopitys, Yellow Birds' Nest, in woods, 7. Arbutus Uva Ursi, Red Bearberry, alpine heaths, 7.
X.-2. Saxifraga umbrosa, London Pride Saxifrage, Yorkshire and Ireland, 7. Saxifraga Nivalis, Clustered Alpine Saxifrage, wet rocks on mountains, 7. Saxifraga Stellaris, Starry Saxifrage, wet rocks on mountains, 7. Saxifraga Azoides, Yellow Mountain Saxifrage, mountain bogs, 9. Saxifraga Rivularis, Alpine Brook Saxifrage, by rivulets on mountains, 7. Dianthus Caesius, Mountain Pink, limestone rocks, 7. X.-3. Silene Anglica, English Catchfly, in sandy fields, 7. Silene mutans, Nottingham Catchfly, limestone and sandstone rocks, 8. Silene Acaulis, Mossy Catchfly, highlands of Scotland, 7. Stellaria Glauca, Glaucous Marsh Stitchwort, moist meadows and bogs, 7. Arenaria Peploides, Sea-side Sandwort, on the sea coast, 8. Arenaria Rubella, Little Red Sandwort, Scotch mountains, 7.
X-4. Sedum Acre, Wallpepper, or biting Stonecrop, walls, roofs, and sandy grounds. Sedum Villosum, Hairy Wall Pepper, mountainous bogs, 7. Agrostemma Githogo, Corn Cockle, corn fields, 8. Lychuis Flos Cuculi, Ragged Robin, moist meadows, 7. Cerastium Alpinum Alpine Mouse-eared Chickweed, Scotch mountains, 7. Spergula Arvensis, Corn Spurry, sandy corn fields, 8. Spergula Saginoides, Smooth Awl-shaped Spurry, scotch mountains, 8.
XI. 2. Agrimonia Eupatoria, Common Agrimony, borders of fields, 7. XII. 2. Spirda Ulmaria, Meadow Sweet, meadows and pastures, 7. XII. 3. Rosa Involuta, cum mult aliis, Prickly Unexpanded Rose, with many others, Scotland, 7. Rubuscosius, Blue Bramble, or Dewberry, moist bushy places, 7. Rubus Saxatilis, Stone Bramble, mountainous Woods, 7. Rhubus Chamomorus, Cloudberry, turfy Alpine bogs, 7. Potentilla Fruticosa, Shrubby Cinquefoil, mountainous thickets, 9. Po.
tentilla Anserina, Silver Weed, or Wild Tansy, moist places, 7. Potentilla Rupestris, Strawberry-leaved Cinquefoil, rocks in Wales, rare, 7. Potentilla Argentea, Hoary Cinquefoil, gravelly pastures, 7. Potentilla Reptans, Common Creeping Cinquefoil, meadows and pastures, 8. Tormentilla Officinalis, Common Tormentil, heaths and dry pastures, 7. Tormentilla Reptans, Trailing Tormentil, borders of fields, 7. Geum rivole, Water Avens, moist meadows, 7. Dryas Octopetala, White Mountain Dryas, Scotch mountains, 8. Comarum palustre, Marsh Cinquefoil, boggy places, 7. XIII.-1. Papaver Argemone, Long Rough-headed Poppy, cornfields, 7. Papaver Dubium, Long Smooth-headed Poppy, cultivated fields, 7. Papaver Rhoas, Common Red Poppy, corn fields, 7. Papaver Cambricum, Yellow Poppy, mountainous places, 7. Telia Grandifolia, Broad Leaved Downy Lime Tree, woods and hedges, 7. Cistus Guttatus, Spotted Annual Cistus, sandy pastures, rare, 7. Cistus Helianthemum, Common Dwarf Cistus, chalky and sandy pastures, 8.
XIII.-2. Delphinium Consolida, Field Larkspur, corn fields, 7. Aquilegia Vulgaris, Common Columbine, woods and hedges, 7. XIII.-3. Thalictrum Alpinum, Alpine Meadow Rue, mountainous places, 7. Thalactrum Flavum, Common Meadow Rue, wet meadows, 7. Ranunculus Flammula, cum aliis, Lesser Spearwort Crowfoot, with others, watery places, 8. XIV.-1. Mentha Arvensis, Corn Mint, corn fields, 9. XIV.-2. Rhinanthus Cristagalli, Common Yellow Rattle, meadows and pastures, 9. Melampyrum Sylvaticum, Wood Cow Wheat, Alpine woods, 7. Pedicularis Palustris, Marsh Lousewort, bogs, 7. Pedicularis Sylvatica, Common Lousewort, wet pastures, 7. Antirrhinum Linaria, Common Yellow Toad-flax, hedges and hanks, 7. Digitalis purpurea, Purple Foxglove, hedges and pastures, 7. Orobanche Major, Greater Broom Rape, roots of broom, &c., 7. XV.—1. Cakile Maritima, Purple Sea Rocket, sandy sea coast, 9. XV.-2. Nasturtium Officinale, Common Water-cress, springs and rivulets, 7. Nasturtium Amphibium, Amphibious Watercress, banks of streams, 8. Sisymbrium Officinale, Common Hedge Mustard, waste ground, 7. Brassica Monensis, Isle of Man Cabbage, sandy coast, 7. Raphanus Raphanystrum, Wild Radish, corn fields, 7.
XVI.-2. Geranium Sylvaticum, Wood Crane's Bill, woods and thickets, 7. Geranium Pratense, Blue Meadows Crane Bill, meadows, 7. Geranium Pyrenaicum, Doves-foot Crane Bill, meadows and pastures, 7. Geranium Rotundifolium, Soft Round Leaved Cranesbill, waste ground, 7. Geranium Columbinum, Long stalked cranesbill, dry banks, 9. XVI.-3. Malva Rotundifolia, Dwarf Mallow, waysides, 9. XVII.-1. Fumaria Claviculata, White Climbing Fumitory, woods and hedges, 7.
XVII.-2. Polygala Vulgaris, Common Milkwort, pastures and heaths, 8.
XVII.—3. Ononsis Arvensis, Common Rest Harrow, pastures and meadows, 8. Anthyllis Vulneraria, Common Kidney Vetch, limestone soil, 8. Hedysarium Onobrychis, Common Saint Foin, chalky and limestone soils, 7. Astragalus Glycphyl
los, Wild Liquoria or Milk Veitch, woods and hedges, 7. Astraglus Hypoglottis, Purple Mountain Liquorice, mountainous heaths, 7. Trifolium Officinale, cum aliis, Common Metitot, with others, borders of fields, 7. Lotus Corniculatus, Common Birds' foot trefoil, pastures, 9. Medicago sativa, Lucerne Trefoil, woods and chalky fields, 7. XVIII.—1. Hypericum, hirsutum, Hairy St. John's Wort, woods and hedges, 7.
XIX.-1. Tragopogan pratensis, Yellow Goat's Beard, meadows and pastures, 7. Picrisechioides, Bristly Ox Tongue, borders of fields, 7. Hieracium aurantiacum, Orange Hawkweed, mountainous woods, 7. Hieracium murorum, Wall Hawkweed, walls and rocks, 7. Hieracium sylvaticum, Wood Hawkweed, walls and dry banks, 7. Crepis tectorum, Smooth Hawk's Beard, dry chalky ground, 7. Crepis biennis, Rough Hawk's Beard, chalky pastures, 7. Hypochoris radicata, Long-rooted Cat's Ear, meadows and pastures, 7. Cnicus lanceolatus, Spear Plume Thistle, waste ground, 7. Cnicus pratensis, Meadow Plume Thistle, wet pastures, 9. Carlina vulgaris, Common Carline Thistle, heaths, 8. (This list would have been longer had there been room.)
RELIGIOUS AND PHILANTHROPIC.
JUNE 1, 1849.
GATESHEAD ADULT EVENING SCHOOL FOR BOYS, originated with a few individuals who were strongly impressed with the ignorance prevailing in that place, and who felt the importance of making some effort to remove it. The school was commenced on the 8th January, 1849, in the school room underneath the Presbyterian chapel, Melbourne Street, and has been held four nights in the week. It has been conducted by 15 gratuitous teachers, and one paid teacher, Mr. John White, late master of the British School. The instruction communicated was in reading, writing, and arithmetic, in all of which numbers of the scholars made great proficiency. The number of scholars entered on the books, since the commencement down to the 5th April (the time the school closed), was 170. The greatest attendance in any week was 90, the ages of the scholars varied from 14 to 30, a great number being about 20. The teachers attended one or two nights in the week each; but Mr. John Blagburn, watchmaker, who ought to be particularly mentioned, attended every night, with only two exceptions. The great interest which he took in the establishment of the school continued undiminished till the last. Mr. C. Burney, jun., acted as Secretary. We trust these praiseworthy and benevolent efforts will be resumed in the Autumn.
SUNDERLAND, PEACE MEETING.-A meeting was held in the Unitarian Chapel, Bridge Street, Sunderland, April 4, to promote the principles of Peace, and to gain signatures to a Petition to Parliament in support of Mr. Cobden's intended motion. Mr. John Wright gave a very eloquent lecture, in which he showed the Unchristianity
of War, its barbarity, and its influence in demoralizing mankind. Mr. Braithwaite, an earnest and persevering friend of peaceful reform was afterwards called to the chair, and the following resolutions were proposed, and carried unanimously:-1. Moved by Mr. James Chapman, and seconded by Mr. Harrison, "That this meeting considers War as incompatible with the spirit and precepts of the Gospel, and that an appeal to arms is a rude, irrational, and barbarous mode of settling international disputes."-2. Moved by Mr. John Robinson, and seconded by Mr. W. Chapman, "That this meeting, considering the inhuman system of War to be inimical to the commercial interests of the nation, civil liberty, and the progress of civilization, determines to use its best endeavours in furtherance of Peace principles." Mr. W. S. Robinson next proposed the adoption of a petition to Parliament, which was seconded by Mr. D. D. Scott. The meeting was pretty numerously attended, and the audience seemed to take great interest in the principles advocated.
THE MANCHESTER DISTRICT SUNDAY SCHOOL ASSOCIATION, held its fourth annual meeting in Dr. Beard's Chapel, Salford, April 6. The religious services were conducted in the morning by the Rev. G. Hoade, of Oldham, and the Rev. F. Howorth, of Bury. A numerous audience was present. Mr. Howorth's sermon, from Psalm cxix. 9, embraced various subjects of great interest and importance to the thorough working out of Sunday School instruction, and is to be published. The schools in connection with this District Association are twenty nine, with 878 teachers, and 5,762 children. The schools at Ashton-under-Lyne, Boston Mills, Dukinfield, Flowery Field, Gee Cross, Mottram, Newchurch, Oldham, Clover Street Rochdale, Styal, and Warrington, had been visited by the persons appointed to this duty at the previous anniversary. It is under the auspices of this Society that the "Sunday School Penny Magazine" is published. At the dinner about 150 persons were present, Dr. Beard, chairman. At the tea the commodious School Room underneath the chapel was crowded, J. A. Turner, Esq., presiding. Various interesting and appropriate addresses were delivered at these meetings by the Revds. Layhe, Domestic Missionary, Manchester; Colston, of Styal; A. Macdonald, of Chowbent; Wright, of Macclesfield; Dr. Beard, on the Use of the Bible in the Sunday School;" F. Howorth; John Ashworth, of Newchurch, Rossendale; J. J. Tayler, of Manchester. The union of so many friends from distant localities banded together in the great and good work of Sunday School instruction, could not fail of happy effect on the minds and hearts of all concerned.
FRENCHAY, NEAR BRISTOL, Congregational tea meeting was held April 9. More than a hundred persons were present, the Rev. W. James, one of the Ministers of Lewins Mead Chapel, Bristol, presided. In the course of the evening several hymns were sung, and the following friends addressed the meeting :-The Chairman, the Rev. S. Walker, the Minister of Frenchay, Mr. H. E. Howse, and Mr. C. J.Thomas, Revds. E. Chapman, S. Martin, of Trowbridge, H. Solly, of Cheltenham, who also concluded with prayer.
WESTERN UNITARIAN CHRISTIAN UNION.-Of this, one of the best and most life-stirring of our local Associations, the 7th half-yearly meeting was held, April 10. The religious services took place in