70 Common Cacti of the Southwest

70 Common Cacti of the Southwest

by Pierre C. Fischer, Jack Dykinga, Paul Mirocha, Carolyn Dodson, T. J. Priehs
     
 

With their strange and contorted shapes, fascinating spines, and showy flowers, members of the cactus family attract the attention and ardor of plant lovers and botanists alike. From Big Bend country of Texas through the Sonoran and Mojave deserts you'll find cacti growing, their succulent and spiny forms defining the arid southwestern landscape.

70 Common

Overview

With their strange and contorted shapes, fascinating spines, and showy flowers, members of the cactus family attract the attention and ardor of plant lovers and botanists alike. From Big Bend country of Texas through the Sonoran and Mojave deserts you'll find cacti growing, their succulent and spiny forms defining the arid southwestern landscape.

70 Common Cacti of the Southwest is an indispensable guide to the names, characteristics, and range of the cacti you are most likely to encounter in this extraordinary region.

More than 75 close-up photographs
Includes the species you are most likely to encounter in southwestern deserts and foothills
Handy information on how to identify each species
Brief description of habitat and range

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780911408829
Publisher:
Western National Parks Association
Publication date:
09/05/1989
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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