A Guide to Plants of the Northern Chihuahuan Desert Carolyn Dodson

A Guide to Plants of the Northern Chihuahuan Desert

Author: Carolyn Dodson
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Book Title
A Guide to Plants of the Northern Chihuahuan Desert
Author
Carolyn Dodson
ISBN
9780826350213
The Chihuahuan desert is the second largest in North America and its northern, or United States, portion occupies southeastern Arizona, southern New Mexico, and Texas west of the Pecos River. Hot, dry, and windy, the desert is home to a unique community of plants that have adapted to its harsh environment.Visitors to the area will find this volume a practical identification guide, offering descriptions of seventy-five representative species of northern Chihuahuan Desert plants. Each illustrated profile includes the plant's common and Latin name and a brief description, as well as its role in human history, its relationship to the surrounding flora and fauna, medicinal uses, nutritional value, habitat, toxicity, and other interesting facts.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Carolyn DodsonPublisher: University of New Mexico PressPublished: 02/15/2012ISBN: 9780826350213Pages: 208Weight: 0.85lbsSize: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.70dAward: New Mexico Book Awards - WinnerAward: New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards - Winner

The Chihuahuan desert is the second largest in North America and its northern, or United States, portion occupies southeastern Arizona, southern New Mexico, and Texas west of the Pecos River. Hot, dry, and windy, the desert is home to a unique community of plants that have adapted to its harsh environment.

Visitors to the area will find this volume a practical identification guide, offering descriptions of seventy-five representative species of northern Chihuahuan Desert plants. Each illustrated profile includes the plant's common and Latin name and a brief description, as well as its role in human history, its relationship to the surrounding flora and fauna, medicinal uses, nutritional value, habitat, toxicity, and other interesting facts.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Carolyn Dodson
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Published: 02/15/2012
ISBN: 9780826350213
Pages: 208
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.70d
Award: New Mexico Book Awards - Winner
Award: New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards - Winner

The Chihuahuan desert is the second largest in North America and its northern, or United States, portion occupies southeastern Arizona, southern New Mexico, and Texas west of the Pecos River. Hot, dry, and windy, the desert is home to a unique community of plants that have adapted to its harsh environment.

Visitors to the area will find this volume a practical identification guide, offering descriptions of seventy-five representative species of northern Chihuahuan Desert plants. Each illustrated profile includes the plant's common and Latin name and a brief description, as well as its role in human history, its relationship to the surrounding flora and fauna, medicinal uses, nutritional value, habitat, toxicity, and other interesting facts.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Carolyn Dodson
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Published: 02/15/2012
ISBN: 9780826350213
Pages: 208
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.70d
Award: New Mexico Book Awards - Winner
Award: New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards - Winner