Plant Life of Southwestern Australia: Adaptations for Survival
by Philip K. Groom, Byron B. Lamont
Publisher: De Gruyter Open 2015
Number of pages: 266
This book focuses on the survival mechanisms, adaptations and ecology of the unique Southwest Australian flora (restricted here to flowering plants). The book provides an ecological perspective on how the flora has evolved complex strategies to ensure species survival in the relatively harsh seasonal climate of a Mediterranean-type ecosystem.
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by Edith S. Clements - H.W. Wilson Co.
'Flowers of Mountain and Plain' is intended primarily for travelers and flower lovers who wish a short cut to recognizing flowers seen on excursions or from car windows. It may also serve as a souvenir of pleasant summer days or vacation trips.
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.
by Douglas Houghton Campbell - Ginn
An introduction to the study of botany for use in high schools especially, but sufficiently comprehensive to serve also as a beginning book in most colleges. It does not pretend to be a complete treatise of the whole science.
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.