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Grasses Of The Texas Hill Country

Item: #
6038 BOOK
Book Author:
Brian & Shirley Loflin

At Last! A grass guide for the normal person! "Opens the door to this interesting and wonderful family of plants, making them accessible to botanists, naturalists, and ranchers of all levels of understanding and botanical expertise." -Flo Oxley, Director of Plant Conservation, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center This photographic guide to grasses gives all who have been frustrated trying to identify these difficult plants an easy-to-use, visually precise, and information-packed field guide to seventy-seven native and introduced species that grow in the Texas Hill Country and beyond. With a blade of grass in hand, open this book and find: Handy thumb guides to seedhead type, the most visible distinguishing characteristic to begin identification Color photographs of stands of grasses and detailed close-ups Concise information about economic uses, habitat, range, and flowering season Quick-reference icons for native status, toxicity, growing season, and grazing response 195 pp