A Guide To Texas Flowering Plants
Lone Star Wildflowers
Item #: 6052
Author: Lashara J. Nieland & Willa F. Finley
Book Type: Softcover
Lone Star Wildflowers: A Guide to Texas Flowering Plants, published by Texas Tech University Press, offers easy identification through color grouping and provides a wealth of insights, from the origin of scientific and common names to growth cycles, uses, history, and native lore.
In the field, by the roadside, or in the classroom, Lone Star Wildflowers reveals the science, ecology, and rich lore of Texas flowers with these helpful features:
- Nearly 500 full-color flower photographs, grouped according to the color spectrum and further arranged by family.
- An “Exploring Further” section in each color category, showing details of seedpods, leaves, buds, and fruits
- Current and historical uses of each species, including applications for landscaping, water conservation, traditional medicine, pharmaceuticals, and food
- Information about plant toxins and range management practices affecting livestock and wildlife
Coverage of growth cycles throughout the seasons, depicting young plants, buds, mature seed heads, and fruits as well as flowers