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Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska
Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska
by Jim Pojar and Andy MacKinnon
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This easy-to-use field guide features 794 species of plants commonly found along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Alaska, including trees, shrubs, wildflowers, aquatic plants, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens. Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast... (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 Drunken Botanist
The Drunken Botanist
by Amy Stewart
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Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley, tequila from agave, rum from sugarcane, bourbon from corn. Thirsty yet? In The Drunken Botanist, Amy Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans... (read more)

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The New Oxford Book of Food Plants
The New Oxford Book of Food Plants
by John Vaughan
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A true cornucopia, The New Oxford Book of Food Plants overflows with information and is packed with beautiful, hand-painted illustrations of the worlds food plants. In an oversized format with alternating full-page color plates, readers will find a feast... (read more)

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Backyard Foraging: 65 Familiar Plants You Didn't Know You Could Eat
Backyard Foraging: 65 Familiar Plants You Didn't Know You Could Eat
by Ellen Zachos
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You don't need to trek into the forest to forage edible plants. Ideal for first-time foragers, this book features 70 edible weeds, flowers, mushrooms, and ornamental plants typically found in urban or suburban neighborhoods. You'll be amazed by how many... (read more)

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Northwest Foraging: The Classic Guide to Edible Plants of the Pacific Northwest
Northwest Foraging: The Classic Guide to Edible Plants of the Pacific Northwest
by Doug Benoliel
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Suitable for novice foragers and seasoned botanists alike More than 65 of the most common edible plants in the Pacific Northwest are thoroughly described Poisonous plants commonly encountered are also included Originally published in 1974... (read more)

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California Natural History Guides #110: Field Guide to Grasses of California
California Natural History Guides #110: Field Guide to Grasses of California
by James P. Smith, Jr.
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Grasses and grasslands are of increasing interest to conservationists, biologists, and gardeners. There are more than 300 species of native California grasses and they are found in almost every climate–from cool, wet forests to hot, dry deserts... (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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David Attenborough meets Lemony Snicket in The Big Bad Book of Botany, Michael Largos entertaining and enlightening one-of-a-kind compendium of the worlds most amazing and bizarre plants, their history, and their lore. The Big, Bad Book of Botany... (read more)

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Plant Identification Terminology: An Illustrated Glossary
Plant Identification Terminology: An Illustrated Glossary
by James G. Harris and Melinda Woolf Harris
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"A useful glossary that clearly explains and illustrates myriad confusing terms likely to turn up in botanical reference sources." Library... (read more)

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Seashore Plants of South Florida and the Caribbean: a Guide To Knowing and Growing Drought- and Salt-tolerant Plants
Seashore Plants of South Florida and the Caribbean: a Guide To Knowing and Growing Drought- and Salt-tolerant Plants
by David W. Nellis
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-- For backyard gardeners or serious naturalists -- A complete source for information about which plants grow best in nearshore environments -- Characteristics of each plant, including form, flower and fruit date, geographic distribution, habitat... (read more)

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Figs, Dates, Laurel, and Myrrh: Plants of the Bible and the Quran
Figs, Dates, Laurel, and Myrrh: Plants of the Bible and the Quran
by Lytton John Musselman
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This book celebrates the plants of the Old Testament and New Testament, including the Apocrypha, and of the Quran. From acacia, the wood of the tabernacle, to wormwood, whose bitter leaves cured intestinal worms, 81 fascinating chaptersand#8212;covering... (read more)

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Sagebrush Country : a Wildflower Sanctuary (92 Edition)
Sagebrush Country : a Wildflower Sanctuary (92 Edition)
by Ronald J. Taylor
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Through color photographs and nontechnical descriptions, this book introduces visitors and residents alike to the abundant plant life in the land of bitterbrush and coyotes.... (read more)

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The Orchid Thief
The Orchid Thief
by Susan Orlean
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A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK A modern classic of personal journalism, The Orchid Thief is Susan Orleans wickedly funny, elegant, and captivating tale of an amazing obsession. From Floridas swamps to its courtrooms, the New Yorker writer follows one... (read more)

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Seedtime: On the History, Husbandry, Politics and Promise of Seeds
Seedtime: On the History, Husbandry, Politics and Promise of Seeds
by Scott Chaskey
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Scott Chaskey—working farmer, poet, and spiritual father of the community farming movement—considers "the web of biodiversity and resilience at the heart of our cultural inheritance" by masterfully weaving history, politics, botany... (read more)

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Northwest Weeds: The Ugly and Beautiful Villains of Fields, Gardens, and Roadsides
Northwest Weeds: The Ugly and Beautiful Villains of Fields, Gardens, and Roadsides
by Ronald J Taylor
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"Northwest Weeds" describes and illustrates the prominent weeds of the north-western United States and adjacent Canada. It includes information on the origin, distribution, aggressiveness, and edibility of each weed, and full-color photographs.... (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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Edible Wild Plants: A Falcon Field Guide [Tm] (Falcon Field Guide)
Edible Wild Plants: A Falcon Field Guide [Tm] (Falcon Field Guide)
by Todd Telander
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Edible Wild Plants highlights ninety of the most common and sought-after edible plant species in North America. Detailed illustrations and descriptions make it easy to identify plants in your backyard and beyond. Organized by family... (read more)

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Wicked Plants: A Book of Botanical Atrocities
Wicked Plants: A Book of Botanical Atrocities
by Amy Stewart
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It's not easy being green. Mostly, everything else eats you. But some plants fight back with thorns and poisons. Some plants are: Wicked Plants by Amy Stewart.... (read more)

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Great Basin: A Guide to Common Wildflowers of the High Deserts of Nevada, Utah, and Oregon (Falcon Guides Wildflowers)
Great Basin: A Guide to Common Wildflowers of the High Deserts of Nevada, Utah, and Oregon (Falcon Guides Wildflowers)
by Laird R. Blackwell
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For more than twenty-five years, FalconGuide® has set the standard for outdoor recreation guidebooks. Written by top outdoors experts and enthusiasts, each guide invites you to experience the endless adventure and rugged beauty of the great... (read more)

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Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods from Dirt to Plate
Edible Wild Plants: Wild Foods from Dirt to Plate
by John Kallas
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Imagine what you could do with eighteen delicious new greens in your dining arsenal including purslane, chickweed, curly dock, wild spinach, sorrel, and wild mustard. John Kallas makes it fun and easy to learn about foods you've unknowingly passed by all... (read more)

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