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Trees & Shrubs Of The Trans-Pecos And Adjacent Areas

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First published by the Big Bend Natural History Association in 1988 as Trees & Shrubs of Trans-Pecos Texas, this book is the only keyed guide to the more than 400 species of woody plants native to the Trans-Pecos region and adjacent areas in eastern New Mexico and northern Mexico. A. Michael Powell has significantly revised and expanded this edition, including nomenclature changes for 62 genera and new distribution information for 60 genera.

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Trees & Shrubs of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas

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Overview

First published by the Big Bend Natural History Association in 1988 as Trees & Shrubs of Trans-Pecos Texas, this book is the only keyed guide to the more than 400 species of woody plants native to the Trans-Pecos region and adjacent areas in eastern New Mexico and northern Mexico. A. Michael Powell has significantly revised and expanded this edition, including nomenclature changes for 62 genera and new distribution information for 60 genera.

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An illustrated guide to all of the native and naturalized woody plant species that are known to occur in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas, designed to be used by non-scientists as well as scientists. Coverage includes the larger semisucculent plants, species with woody stems and herbaceous tops, and miniature shrubs. Species identification aids include non-technical keys and descriptions, plus b&w illustrations and photos. This edition represents a significant revision of the first, published in 1988. It includes taxonomic and nomenclatural changes in 62 of the genera treated, and also includes new distributional information. Paper edition (76573-8), $34.95. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780292765733
  • Publisher: University of Texas Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 518
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.04 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised Edition
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Key to the Classes and Subclasses
Descriptive Flora
Selected Glossary
Literature Cited
Index
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