Invasive Plants: Weeds of the Global Garden

Invasive Plants: Weeds of the Global Garden

by Brooklyn Botanic Garden
     
 

Scores of prized horticultural plants brought to North America from other continents have jumped the garden gate and escaped into the natural landscape. These invasive weeds are driving out indigenous species, and in the worst cases are radically altering native ecosystems. Scientists consider them one of the top three threats to the biodiversity of wildlands. This…  See more details below

Overview

Scores of prized horticultural plants brought to North America from other continents have jumped the garden gate and escaped into the natural landscape. These invasive weeds are driving out indigenous species, and in the worst cases are radically altering native ecosystems. Scientists consider them one of the top three threats to the biodiversity of wildlands. This ground-breaking guide helps you identify the worst invasives in your area - and tells you what to do about them to help preserve the native plants and animals that are disappearing from our land and lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780945352952
Publisher:
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.26(d)

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