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206 A SUPPLEMENT TO THE 'FLORA VECTENSIS.'

SclerocJiloa prooimhens, CiirL Emb^tikineiits round Bradiiio" Harbour. Foot of the sea-wall at Sea View and thence to Eytle. Banks of the Medina below Newport.

S. Born'ri, Bab. Frequent, and much more often seen tlian ^S*. procum- bens. Embankments round Brading- Harbour. Shore at Bembridge ; at foot of the sea walls between Sea View and Ryde. King's Quay (J. Pristo). Banks of the Yar, near Freshwater Church.

S. dlfit(i7is, Bab. Less frequent than the former, St. Helen's. Hyde. Banks of the Medina below Newport. At Yarmouth and Norton.

Glyceria aqiiatica, Sm. Sparingly in a small chine running down to Colwell Bay (H. C. Watson, 1S61), and I have since gathered it in the same loca'ity.

G. plicata, Fries. Brading, Newchureh, Ryde, etc., but less frequent than tlie typical Q.fiuituns, Scop.

■\Bnza minor, L. Plentiful in corn crops on a gravelly soil at Alver- stone, Whippingham (J. Pristo). Fields on the east bank of Wootton Creek.

Fesfitca (Vnlpia) amlirjua, Le Gall. Plentifxil on the sandhills at St. Helen's Spit, 1860. (See Linncan Soc. Journ. of Proc. vol. v. p. 189, 1861.) It formerly grew also on the Dover at Ryde, as shown by some specimens collected by Dr. Bromtield, and preserved at Kew.

F. (Vulp'ut) Myurus, L. Wall at Easlon, and on sand at Compton Bay (J. G. Baker).

F. arenar'm, Osbeck ; F. sahulicola, L. Duf. Sandhills at St. Helen's and at Norton. This is the var. rubra of ' Flora Vectensis,' and Dr. Bromfield's var. duriiiscula includes F. rubra, L.

F. ari(udinacea, Schreb. Shore at Bembridge. In Whiteclifl' Bay. Colwell Bay, etc., frequent.

\_Bromus tectorum, L. Once found, in 1858, among grass crops at Bembridge, growing with Isatis tiuctoria, Folerium muricatum, and other weeds evidently sown with the crop.]

B. anper, ]\Iurr. I have seen only B. serothins, Benelc.

B. (ISerrafalcus) Ferro7iii, Mal)ille. Edge of the Culver Cliff. A small downy plant, with large, soft, silky spikelets and pilose awns. It and the following belong, no doubt, to B. mollis, L.

B. (Serrafalciis) hordeaceus, L. On the sandhills at St. Helen's Spit. The panicle is closer, and the spikelets more shining than in B. raceinosus.

B. (Serrafalcus) racemosus, L. Frequent in low marsh meadows at Brading, Alverstone, Godshiil, etc.

B. (Serrafalcus) commidaius, Schrad. Frequent along waysides and under hedges ; also in cultivated land, but not in meadows, like the former. About Bembridge, St. Helen's, Ryde, Wootton, Shalfleet, etc.

Trilicum (Agropyruni) acutum, De Cand. ; T. luxura, Fries. Plentiful on St. Helen's Spit, 1856. Sandown Bay. Newtown. Norton, Fresh- water. Much more abundant than the typical T. junceum, with which it is often associated.

T. (Agropjyrum) pungens, Pers. Sea View Bay, 1859. Brading Marshes. Newtown, and on the banks of the creeks about Yarmouth. Stem solid.

T. (Jgropyruvi) pycnanthnm, Godr. et Gren. On the embankment of Brading Harbour, 1861. Identified by Dr. Boswell Syme.

Obs. 1 have not succeeded in findiny,' T. cuninuni, L., in the Isle of

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