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also in the ditches by the road leading from Ember Grove to Ember Court. H. W. sp. Abundant in marshy ground and ditches all about Battersea and Wandsworth. W. Pamplin, mss. SILAUS pratensis. Most abundant on Wandsworth Common, but I think not very common elsewhere about London. W. Pamplin, mss. Ditton Common, between the toll-bars near Esher, chiefly on the south-east side of the high road; also elsewhere in Thames Ditton parish, as between the railway and Portsmouth road, near to Ditton Green. H. W. sp. TORILIS infesta. Occasionally in fields between Ditton Common and Claygate. H. W. sp.

SMYRNIUM Olusatrum. Dry situations in Letchmere. Indig. VIBURNUM Lantana. "Frequent in Surrey" probably has reference

to the chalk tracts; it is very uncommon about Thames Ditton and the neighbouring parishes, but occurs in small quantity in the hedge, by the road between Ember Court and the bridge at East Moulsey. H. W.

LACTUCA Scariola. (Insert "Between" before "Mitcham." Mr. - Page 89.)


virosa. Hedge banks between Battersea and Clapham. W. Pamplin, mss.

PRENANTHES muralis. Frequent through the county. W. Pamplin, mss. It appears to be scarce in Thames Ditton and the adjacent parishes, indeed I have not yet seen a plant of it within the boundaries of Thames Ditton.

H. W.

ONOPORDUM Acanthium. In small quantity, by the road-side, between
the farm buildings of Captain White and the rail-road, Long
Ditton. H. W. sp. In several places. Indig.
W. Pamplin, mss.

CNICUS acaulis. Frequent on Downs.

pratensis. South-east side of Wandsworth Common. Indig.
Wimbledon Common. W. Pamplin, mss. Scattered in
several places on Esher Common, as between Okeshot Hill
and Claremont Park.
About Weir Mill Pond,
two miles from East Grinstead, on the London road. W. H.
Coleman, mss.

H. W. sp.

CARDUUS crispus. On the Brighton side of the steep chalk hill on the north side of Reigate. Trevelyan, in Mag. Nat. Hist. viii. 636. (This is probably not an uncommon plant, but has hitherto been confounded with C. acanthoides.)

CONYZA squarrosa. (Refer to "Winch, add." instead of - Page 89.)

ERIGERON canadensis.

"6 B. G."

Gardens and way-sides. Indig. PULICARIA vulgaris. Occasionally, on the commons and by the roadsides, in Thames Ditton and Long Ditton parishes: and it still comes up in the drained and inclosed parts of Ditton Marsh, when the surface soil is removed; thus affording an example of a plant disappearing and re-appearing with changes in the state of the ground. H. W. sp. ANTHEMIS nobilis. Streatham Common; Felbridge; Lingfield. W. H. Coleman, mss. Frequent on the commons and lane

sides in Thames Ditton, and surrounding parishes. H. W.


CENTAUREA Calcitrapa. Wandsworth Common.


Jacea? (The Surrey plant thus named seems to be only

a variety of C. nigra. Page 90.)

CAMPANULA Rapunculus. Very scarce on the Thames Ditton side of Esher, but plentifully scattered in the hedges and fields between Esher and Hersham; it occurs very sparingly at the west corner of Ditton Common, also in the lane leading from Claremont Lodge to the south corner of the same common, but in small quantity. H. W. sp.

Trachelium. Sparing on the opposite bank of the Mole, a quarter of a mile below the Copper Mills, Esher; also in a wet lane leading to the same river, from Hersham Green. H. W. sp.

hederacea. Marsh at the upper end of Hedge Court Pond, near E. Grinstead. W. H. Coleman, mss.

H. W. sp.

hybrida. Corn-fields about Burford Bridge; and a few specimens scattered along the high road, midway between Leatherhead and Kingston, growing among broken flints, with which the seeds had doubtless been carried from the chalk tracts. GENTIANA Pneumonanthe. (Clapham in Yorkshire was the place intended as the station of this plant, and the " Engleton" is a misprint for Ingleton, in Turner and Dillwyn's Guide. The locality is recorded by Milne, on the authority of Newton, as a Yorkshire one, but Turner and Dillwyn appear to have been misled by the same name occurring in Surry. ERYTHREEA pulchella. In Hedge Court Pond, East Grinstead. W. H. Coleman, sp.

CHLORA perfoliata. Frequent on chalk hills. W. Pamplin, mss. VILLARSIA nymphæoides. Completely naturalised in most of the ponds on Wandsworth Common. W. Pamplin, mss.

CUSCUTA Epithymum. Walton and Weybridge Commons, and in many parts of the county. W. Pamplin, mss.

MYOSOTIS caspitosa. By the margins of shallow pools, on several parts of Wandsworth Common. W. Pamplin, mss.

SOLANUM nigrum. In several parts of Thames Ditton and the neigh-
bouring parishes, particularly in Moulsey.
H. W. sp.
ANTIRRHINUM Orontium. Battersea. Indig. Thames Ditton and
adjoining parishes, pretty frequent. H. W. sp.
LINARIA Spuria. Rare; in some newly ploughed land, on Lavender
Hill, 1826. W. Pamplin, mss. In a bean-field near Hook;
in corn-fields between Claygate and the railway; as a weed
in my garden, the second year after its conversion from a
wheat-field to a garden, none having been observed during
the first summer. H. W. sp.

Elatine. Frequent in Thames Ditton, and adjacent parishes.
H. W. sp.

SCROPHULARIA vernalis. Near Merton, between the rail-road and
Mitcham, 1836. W. Pamplin, mss.

LIMOSELLA aquatica. In a large pond, on a stream which enters the Medway between Jakes Bridge and Reed Bridge, Lingfield. W. H. Coleman, sp. At the bottom of a large shallow pond on Wandsworth Common, July, 1835, when, by reason of the drought, it appeared growing in the dried mud, but I had never before seen the plant there. W. Pamplin, mss. VERONICA Buxbaumii. Naturalised at Wandsworth, and between Battersea and Clapham. W. Pamplin, mss.

MENTHA Pulegium. Hedge Court Pond, E. Grinstead.

W. H.

Coleman, mss. On Ditton Common, it occurs most plentifully in some wet ground to the north of the railway line, near Shilton's Cottages. H. W. sp.

GALEOBDOLON luteum. On the hedge bank, by the high road, very near the Inn at Burford Bridge. H. W. sp.

SCUTELLARIA minor. Wandsworth Common. Indig. Penge Wood; Knight's Hill Common, Norwood; Weir Mill Pond, near 2. Grinstead. W. H. Coleman, mss. On Esher Common, rorth side of Okeshot Hill. H. W. sp.

OROBANCHE elatior. Parasitical upon Centaurea Scabiosa, in the great chalk-pit at Ashted. W. Pamplin, mss.

HOTTONIA palustris. In a ditch bordering the north-west side of Ditton Common, between Weston Green and Ember Grove. H. W. sp. In the principal ditches in Battersea fields; plentiful in Letchmere; on the common between Tooting and Streatham. Indig.

LITTORELLA lacustris. Hedre Court Pond, E. Grinstead. W. H. Ponds on Esher Common, near the grounds H. W. sp.

Coleman ss.

of Claremont.



The rarest of the metropolitan Chenopodeæ, and has disappeared at Battersea for five years past. Par plin, mss. oldum. In the road-side at E. Moulsey, very near the river Mole; also near W. Moulsey. H. W. sp.

hybridum. Every year more or less in the Lavender Hill Nursery, and occasionally varies with the stems, petioles and veins of the leaves, of a rich purple colour. W. Pamplin, mss. (The semicolon after "Chelsea Bridge and the comma after "gardener's ground," must change places; the signification being entirely destroyed by the

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POLYGONUM dumetorum. In a wood immediately opposite the house of Sir C. C. Pepys, facing which there is a gate, on entering which a few yards within the woods, the plant will be seen climbing over some low bushes. Mag. Nat. Hist. ix. 86. Running over low bushes, very plentifully, in and near a wood, a short distance south-west of Wimbledon, towards Kingston, 1835. W. Pamplin, mss. A single plant of it, in a ditch, by the right side of the road running from the west corner of Ditton Common towards the Copper Mills, not many yards from the Common, 1836. H. W. sp. (Very

nearly allied to P. Convolvulus, which in damp rich ground acquires conspicuous wings, at the angles of the fruit.)

RUMEX pulcher. In the footpath from Battersea Bridge to Lavender Hill, &c. Indig.

MERCURIALIS annua. By the Prince's Head, and elsewhere in Battersea. Indig.

URTICA pilulifera. Battersea fields. J. Anderson.


One tree, perhaps self-sown, in the hedge by the road leading from the south corner of Ditton Common to Claygate and Esher Common, only a short distance down the lane. H. W. sp.

STRATIOTES aloides. In the pond opposite the five houses, Wandsworth Common; and in the wide brook at the foot of Lavender Hill. Indig.


In a

Ponds on Clapham Common; Hedge Court Pond, E. Grinstead. H. W. Coleman, mss. pond on Esher Common, between Claremont Park and Claygate; in a small pond, on Ditton Common, just in front of Ember Grove; near Shilton's Cottages, on the same Common; also on the opposite side of the Portsmouth road, in the bed of the Rye, near to the Turnpike House. H. W. sp. (This is probably "Ditton Marsh" of Mr. Borrer, in Turner and Dillwyn's Guide, as it formerly formed part of a large extent of unclosed and marshy land, to which that name was applied. On Smith's Map, it is now called "Common," while "Marsh" is applied to a portion wholly enclosed and drained, on the south-east side of the Rye, near Thames Ditton Green. When the initials "H. W." follow localities, this restricted signification is to be understood.) SAGITTARIA sagittifolia. In the Mole, at Esher Bridge. H. W. ACERAS anthropopora. Between Box Hill and Juniper Hill. H. W. sp. Old stone-pits east of Guildford, plentifully. W. Pamplin, mss.

TAMUS communis. Wimbledon Wood; frequent through the county. W. Pamplin, mss.

SCILLA autumnalis. (For " A. G." read " B. G."

of Ray, and others, doubtless signifies

Pamplin. Page 95.)



Mouldsworth," Moulsey." Mr.

TULIPA sylvestris. Near Kingston (Mr. Baker); near Leatherhead, abundantly (Mr. G. Penny). W. Pamplin, mss.

TYPHA angustifolia. Ponds on Wandsworth Common, and in Letchmere. Indig.

LEMNA gibba.

Battersea. W. Pamplin, mss.

polyrhiza. Ditches on Ditton Common.

H. W. sp.

SCIRPUS triqueter. Thames side between Battersea and Vauxhall. Indig. ELEOCHARIS acicularis. Hedge Court and Weir Mill Ponds, E. Grinstead. W. H. Coleman, sp.


On Eagshot Heath, between Chobham and

Shrubs-hill. W. Pamplin, mss.

CAREX divulsa. Frequent in Thames Ditton, and adjoining parishes.

H. W. sp. (Refer to "Winch, mss." instead of “B. G.”
Page 96.)

AGROSTIS Spica-Venti. By the road-side, Bagshot Heath; among corn in Battersea fields. W. Pamplin, mss. Corn-fields in Thames Ditton; in 1836, it was abundant amongst wheat, in the field opposite the Lodge of Ditton House. H. W. sp. SETARIA viridis. Wandsworth fields and Battersea, 1835. W. PampBattersea fields, near the Red House, and between

lin, mss.

the Bridge Road and the Nine Elms, near the footpath. Indig.


Battersea fields.

Eng. Fl. (The specimen from

Mr. Christy is erroneously referred to the present species, it belongs to the preceding. - Page 96.)

PoA aquatica. Plentiful in the Thames and Mole, and in ditches and marshy ground, about those rivers. H. W. sp.

FESTUCA bromoides. Wimbledon Common, on the high banks by the road from Wandsworth to Kingston. W. H. Coleman, mss. Hedge bank, by the footpath from Ditton Common to the Claygate Telegraph. H. W. sp.

BROMUS diandrus. On a wall at Battersea, near the church, in 1834.
W. Pamplin, mss.

racemosus. By the footpath, going from Ditton Common to
the Telegraph at Claygate, in the second field.
H. W. sp.
secalinus. Plentiful in a neglected fallow, above Hogg's Mill,
near Kingston, 1836. H. W. sp.
H. W. sp.

LOLIUM arvense. With the preceding, near Kingston.

temulentum. Plentiful in Battersea corn-fields, in 1834, among tares which had been left to grow again, after having been mown in the preceding spring. W. Pamplin, mss.

DIGITARIA sanguinalis. (Mr. W. Pamplin intimates that he has unsuccessfully sought for any Digitaria, in Wandsworth fields. - Page 96.)



In the former volume it was remarked that a Flora Metropolitana, to exhibit the actual vegetation of the vicinity of the Metropolis, would be a valuable addition to our local Floras; but that the Collecting Box, or the fields, not the Library, must supply the materials. Since the remark was published, a work has appeared bearing this title, but with scarcely more legitimate claim to the name of a Metropolitan Flora, than the present work has to that of a British Flora. Indeed, the work in question is a Botanist's Guide, nearly on the same plan as this one, except that in being devoted to a limited tract, its local lists are made to refer to very small areas, instead of relating to whole counties.

Taken as a local guide, it will be of considerable use to botanical

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