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Simon & Schuster's Guide to Cacti and Succulents: Tographs and Illustrations

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Fascinating, informative, and user-friendly, Simon & Schuster's Guide to Cacti and Succulents is a stunning reference to an intriguing category of plants. A thorough introduction describes the history of Cactaceae (the largest of the many plant families known as succulents because they store water in their leaves, stems, and roots) and provides general guidelines for their cultivation. Then, each of the more than 300 detailed entries describes an individual species, including its place of origin and ideal conditions for its growth. Full-color photographs enable easy identification of the plants in the field.

Whether for the casual gardener or the serious horticulturist, this beautiful and comprehensive guide will be an invaluable resource.

Synopsis:

Easy-to-use reference describes the history of the largest of the many plant families known as succulents. More than 300 entries.

Synopsis:

This is a stunning reference to an intriguing species of plants. A thorough introduction describes the history of Cactaceae (the largest of the many plant families known as succulents because they store water in their leaves, stems, and roots), and provides general guidelines for their cultivation.

Synopsis:

Fascinating, informative, and user-friendly, SimonandSchuster's Guide to Cacti and Succulents is a stunning reference to an intriguing category of plants. A thorough introduction describes the history of Cactaceae (the largest of the many plant families known as succulents because they store water in their leaves, stems, and roots) and provides general guidelines for their cultivation. Then, each of the more than 300 detailed entries describes an individual species, including its place of origin and ideal conditions for its growth. Full-color photographs enable easy identification of the plants in the field.

Whether for the casual gardener or the serious horticulturist, this beautiful and comprehensive guide will be an invaluable resource.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

KEY TO SYMBOLS

A NOTE TO THE READER

INTRODUCTION

CACTI AND SUCCULENTS

INDEX OF PRINCIPAL AUTHORS

GLOSSARY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX OF ENTRIES

PICTURE CREDITS

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671602314
Subtitle:
An Easy-to-Use Field Guide With More Than 350 Full-Color Photographs and Illustrations
Editor:
Schuler, Stanley
Author:
Pizzetti, Mariella
Author:
Pizzetti
Author:
Schuler, Stanley
Publisher:
Touchstone
Subject:
Cactus
Subject:
Plants - Cacti/Succulents
Subject:
Succulent plants
Subject:
General Nature
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19851215
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
7.49x4.66x.94 in. 1.27 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Easy-to-use reference describes the history of the largest of the many plant families known as succulents. More than 300 entries.
"Synopsis" by , This is a stunning reference to an intriguing species of plants. A thorough introduction describes the history of Cactaceae (the largest of the many plant families known as succulents because they store water in their leaves, stems, and roots), and provides general guidelines for their cultivation.
"Synopsis" by , Fascinating, informative, and user-friendly, SimonandSchuster's Guide to Cacti and Succulents is a stunning reference to an intriguing category of plants. A thorough introduction describes the history of Cactaceae (the largest of the many plant families known as succulents because they store water in their leaves, stems, and roots) and provides general guidelines for their cultivation. Then, each of the more than 300 detailed entries describes an individual species, including its place of origin and ideal conditions for its growth. Full-color photographs enable easy identification of the plants in the field.

Whether for the casual gardener or the serious horticulturist, this beautiful and comprehensive guide will be an invaluable resource.

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