Water Wise: Native Plants for Intermountain Landscapes
by Wendy Mee, et al.
Publisher: Utah State University Press 2003
Number of pages: 254
This comprehensive volume provides specific information about shrubs, trees, grasses, forbs, and cacti that are native to most states in the Intermountain West, and that can be used in landscaping to conserve water, reflect and preserve the region's landscape character, and help protect its ecological integrity.
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by Henry H. Gibson - Hardwood Record
The present volume includes more than one hundred leading species of the forest trees of this country. They constitute the principal sources of lumber for the United States. Every region of the country is represented, no valuable tree is omitted.
by Charles McIlvaine - The Bobbs-Merrill Co.
My researches is confined to the species large enough to appease the appetite of a hungry naturalist if found in reasonable quantity; and my work is devoted to segregating the edible and innocuous from the tough, undesirable and poisonous kinds.
by H. Marshall Ward - Cambridge University Press
The book is an account of common native species, so arranged that the student may learn how to closely observe and deal with the distinctive characters of these remarkable plants when such problems as the botanical analysis of weeds are presented.
by Natt N. Dodge - Southwestern Monuments Association
The purpose of the booklet is to introduce the common desert flowers to newcomers to the Southwest and to give a little background of information about the plants' interesting habits and how they have been and are used by animals and by the peoples.