A Guide to Plants of the Northern Chihuahuan Desert by Carolyn Dodson,Robert DeWitt Ivey

By Carolyn Dodson,Robert DeWitt Ivey

The Chihuahuan wilderness is the second one greatest in North the United States and its northern, or usa, component occupies southeastern Arizona, southern New Mexico, and Texas west of the Pecos River. sizzling, dry, and windy, the wasteland is domestic to a distinct group of crops that experience tailored to its harsh environment.

Visitors to the realm will locate this quantity a pragmatic identity advisor, supplying descriptions of seventy-five consultant species of northern Chihuahuan barren region crops. each one illustrated profile comprises the plant’s universal and Latin identify and a short description, in addition to its position in human historical past, its courting to the encompassing natural world, medicinal makes use of, dietary price, habitat, toxicity, and different attention-grabbing facts.

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