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1 The Lycopodium selago of Linnæus, upright club-moss, or fir- moss, according to Sprengel. Fée , however, dissents from that opinion, for the Lycopodium, he says, is but some three inches in height, while savin, with which the Selago is here compared, is more than eight or ten Feet high. De Théis (Gloss. Botan.) thinks that it must have been a succulent plant; but upon what grounds he bases that conjecture, Fée declares himself at a loss to conjecture.
2 Evidently a superstition derived from the Druids.
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