By Carolyn Dodson,Robert DeWitt Ivey
Visitors to the realm will locate this quantity a realistic id consultant, delivering descriptions of seventy-five consultant species of northern Chihuahuan wasteland crops. each one illustrated profile comprises the plant’s universal and Latin identify and a quick description, in addition to its function in human historical past, its courting to the encompassing wildlife, medicinal makes use of, dietary worth, habitat, toxicity, and different fascinating facts.
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A Guide to Plants of the Northern Chihuahuan Desert by Carolyn Dodson,Robert DeWitt Ivey