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1 Fée suggests that this may be the Dipsacus fullonum of Linnæus, the fuller's thistle.
2 See B. xix. c. 18, and c. 58 of this Book.
3 In B. xii. c. 52. But in that passage he makes the Aspalathos to be identical with the Erysisceptrum, which he here distinguishes from it. Fée thinks that there can be no identity between the common thorn here mentioned, and the Aspalathos. This latter, as mentioned in B. xii., according to Fée , is the Convolvulus scoparius of Linnæus, the broom bindweed, but Littré says that M. Fraas has identified it with the Genista acanthoclada.
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