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The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History
The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History
by Thor Hanson
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We live in a world of seeds. From our morning coffee to the cotton in our clothes, seeds surround us all day long. They give us food and fuels, intoxicants and poisons, oils, dyes, fibers, and spices. Without seeds there would be no bread, rice, beans... (read more)

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The Oldest Living Things in the World
The Oldest Living Things in the World
by Rachel Sussman
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The Oldest Living Things in the World is an epic journey through time and space. Over the past decade, artist Rachel Sussman has researched, worked with biologists, and traveled the world to photograph continuously living organisms that are 2,000 years... (read more)

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Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World: An Identification Guide
Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World: An Identification Guide
by Paul Stamets
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From the author of GROWING GOURMET AND MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS comes the only identification guide exclusively devoted to the world's psilocybin-containing mushrooms. Detailed descriptions and color photographs for over 100 species are provided, as well as... (read more)

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Botany for Gardeners an Introduction & Guide
Botany for Gardeners an Introduction & Guide
by Brian Capon
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A clear, nontechnical explanation of how plants work, and our bestselling book. It succeeds in explaining the complex processes of plant growth, functions, adaptation, responses, and reproduction in simple language. As the author intended, the gardener... (read more)

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Flora of the Pacific Northwest: An Illustrated Manual
Flora of the Pacific Northwest: An Illustrated Manual
by C Leo Hitchcock
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This manual is essentially a condensation of the five-volume work, 'Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest.' The sequence of families is the same in the two works except for the transposition of the monocotyledons and dicotyledons.... (read more)

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Handbook of Northwestern Plants
Handbook of Northwestern Plants
by Helen M. Gilkey
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The Handbook of Northwestern Plants has long been one of the most respected and widely used guides for identifying the plants of western Washington and Oregon. Earlier editions of this book have been used by thousands of botany students and other... (read more)

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Second Nature: A Gardener's Education
Second Nature: A Gardener's Education
by Michael Pollan
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Michael Pollan may be incapable of uninteresting writing. Discerning and lucid, his works tend to provoke the reader to engage themselves (at least in thought, if not deed) well beyond the final page. Second Nature: A Gardener's Education is Pollan's... (read more)

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100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names: Flowers That Grow on You
100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names: Flowers That Grow on You
by Diana Wells
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Illustrations by Ippy Patterson. From Baby Blue Eyes to Silver Bells, from Abelia to Zinnia, every flower tells a story. Gardening writer Diana Wells knows them all. Here she presents one hundred well-known garden favorites and the not-so-well-known... (read more)

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Botany in a Day: The Patterns Method of Plant Identification
Botany in a Day: The Patterns Method of Plant Identification
by Thomas J. Elpel
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Looking for a faster, easier, and engaging way to identify plants? Related plants have similar characteristics, and they often have similar uses. Rather than learning new plants one-at-a-time, it is possible to learn them by the hundreds, based on plant... (read more)

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The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World
by Michael Pollan
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In 1637, one Dutchman paid as much for a single tulip bulb as the going price of a town house in Amsterdam. Three and a half centuries later, Amsterdam is once again the mecca for people who care passionately about one particular plant -- though this... (read more)

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The Brother Gardeners: Botany, Empire and the Birth of an Obession (Vintage)
The Brother Gardeners: Botany, Empire and the Birth of an Obession (Vintage)
by Andrea Wulf
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Bringing to life the science and adventure of eighteenth-century plant collecting, The Brother Gardeners is the story of how six men created the modern garden and changed the horticultural world in the process. It is a story of a garden revolution that... (read more)

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Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses
Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses
by Robin Wall Kimmerer
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-165) and index.... (read more)

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Botany Coloring Book (HarperCollins Coloring Books)
Botany Coloring Book (HarperCollins Coloring Books)
by Paul G Young
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The Botany Coloring Book is an exciting, new approach to learning botany. The structure and function of plants, a survey of the Plant Kingdom, and associated botanical terminology are all learned through the coloring process. Coloring provides an... (read more)

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The Big, Bad Book of Botany: The World's Most Fascinating Flora
The Big, Bad Book of Botany: The World's Most Fascinating Flora
by Michael Largo
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An entertaining and enlightening compendium of the world's most amazing and bizarre plants, revealing their secrets, history, and lore What happens when you give a plant a polygraph test? Can a flower really turn a human into a zombie? What gives the... (read more)

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Brilliant Green: The Surprising History and Science of Plant Intelligence
Brilliant Green: The Surprising History and Science of Plant Intelligence
by Stefano Mancuso
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Are plants intelligent? Can they solve problems, communicate, and navigate their surroundings? For centuries, philosophers and scientists have argued that plants are unthinking and inertand#151;yet discoveries over the past fifty years have challenged... (read more)

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Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot
Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot
by Peter Crane
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Perhaps the worldand#8217;s most distinctive tree, ginkgo has remained stubbornly unchanged for more than two hundred million years. A living link to the age of dinosaurs, it survived the great ice ages as a relic in China, but it earned its reprieve... (read more)

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Oranges
Oranges
by John Mcphee
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A classic of reportage, Oranges was first conceived as a short magazine article about oranges and orange juice, but the author kept encountering so much irresistible information that he eventually found that he had in fact written a book. It contains... (read more)

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Cannabis: Evolution and Ethnobotany
Cannabis: Evolution and Ethnobotany
by Robert C. Clarke
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"The authors boldly demonstrate their capacity to survey both the biological evolution and widely varied human cultures' uses of cannabis. In doing so, they have produced a work that is thorough, globally ambitious, and carefully constructed. The... (read more)

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Flowering Plants: Asteraceae, Part 1
Flowering Plants: Asteraceae, Part 1
by Robert H. Mohlenbrock
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This, the first of three volumes on the aster family planned for the Illustrated Flora of Illinois series, recognizes 388 species in 119 genera, as well as 20 hybrids and 73 lesser taxa. In Asteraceae, Part 1, author Robert Mohlenbrock presents new and... (read more)

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Hidden Natural Histories: Trees
Hidden Natural Histories: Trees
by Noel Kingsbury
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Behind the cedar scent of fresh pencil shavings and the slightly bitter tang of orange in our marmalade are untold stories of human interactions with the natural world. Celebrating the human heritage of these and other natural phenomena, the new Hidden... (read more)

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