Grasses: a handbook for use in the field and laboratory
by H. Marshall Ward
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1908
Number of pages: 222
The book is not intended to be a complete manual of grasses, but to be an account of our 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 a meadow or pasture, of hay, of weeds, or of 'seed' grasses are presented, as well as when investigating questions of more abstract scientific nature.
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by L. H. Bailey - Macmillan
Contents: No Two Plants or Parts are Alike; The Struggle to Live; Survival of the Fit; Plant Societies; The Plant Body; Seeds and Germination; The Root - The Forms of Roots; The Root - Function and Structure; The Stem - Kinds and Forms; etc.
Flora of New York is a guide to the vascular plants found growing without cultivation in New York State, with an emphasis on showing which plants are native to the New York region and which plants have been introduced from elsewhere.
by Neltje Blanchan - Page and Company
This is a superb gardening book from the Arts and Crafts period with lists of plants that are able to be grown in the NY City growing zone. Chapters include: Vines, Roses, Annuals, Garden Furniture, etc. Excellent photo illustrations.
by William S. Furneaux - Longmans, Green
This volume is an attempt to provide a guide to the study of our wild plants, shrubs and trees -- a guide which, though comparatively free from technical terms and expressions, shall yet be strictly correct and scientific.