Botany

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Field Guide to the Grasses of Oregon and Washington

Oregon State University Press

A field guide to all the native and introduced grasses known to grow in the wild in Oregon and Washington. To aid identification, it provides identification keys, species descriptions, color photographs (including microscope photos of small parts), and distribution maps.

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Brilliant Green

The Surprising History and Science of Plant Intelligence

Island Press

A leading plant scientist offers a new understanding of the botanical world and a passionate argument for intelligent plant life.

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The Field Guide to Sedges of the Pacific Northwest, Second Edition

Oregon State University Press

An updated and revised edition of the authoritative field guide to Pacific Northwest sedges.

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Baboquivari Mountain Plants

The University of Arizona Press

This encyclopedic work describes the flora of a unique area in the "Sky Islands" region where Arizona, New Mexico and Mexico meet. It is home to more than 3,000 species and a wide range of habitats. The book includes descriptions, identifications, ecology, ethnobotany, and extensive etymologies of plant names.

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The Great Cacti

The University of Arizona Press

Towering over deserts, arid scrublands, and dry tropical forests, giant cacti grow throughout the Americas, from the United States to Argentina--often in rough terrain and on barren, parched soils, places inhospitable to people. But as David Yetman shows, many of these tall plants have contributed significantly to human survival.

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Indicator Plants of Coastal British Columbia

UBC Press

Indicator Plants of Coastal British Columbia fully discusses how indicator plants are recognized and demonstrates how indicator plants can be used in site diagnosis.

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Lush Low-Water Plants & Landscapes

The University of Arizona Press, Ironwood Press

Water in the West is a precious commodity. It may come as a surprise that, on average, more than half of residential water use in this region goes to outdoor irrigation--our lawns, plants, and landscapes. In some desert cities, outdoor water use during the warm summer months accounts for more than 70 percent of home water consumption. ...

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Forest of Time

Oregon State University Press

The Wind River Experimental Forest has been called the cradle of forestry in the Pacific Northwest. Located in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest in southwest Washington, the forest is a nexus of groundbreaking discoveries in forest genetics and ecology, and is one of more than seventyfive Forest Service landscapes across the U.S. devoted ...

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The Organ Pipe Cactus

The University of Arizona Press

Distinguished by its slender vertical branches, which resemble the tubes of a pipe organ, and growing to the imposing height of 15 to more than 30 feet, it's obvious how the organ pipe cactus got its name. In the United States, these spectacular and intriguing plants are found exclusively in a small area of the Sonoran Desert in the ...

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Gathering Moss

A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses

Oregon State University Press
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