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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 Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring
The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring
by Richard Preston
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Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained — the coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens. Ninety-six percent of the ancient redwood forests have... (read more)

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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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Weeds of the West (5th edition)
Weeds of the West (5th edition)
by Tom Whitson
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Learning to identify unwanted plants around the home, farm or ranch will be much easier with this book published by the Western Society of Weed Science and co-sponsored by the Cooperative Extension of the United States. Weeds of the West will help you... (read more)

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Modern Herbal Volume 2 the Medicinal Culinar
Modern Herbal Volume 2 the Medicinal Culinar
by Maud Grieve
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Volume 2 of the fullest, most useful compilation of herbal material. Gigantic alphabetical encyclopedia, from aconite to zedoary, gives botanical information, medical properties, folklore, economic uses, more. 161 illustrations.... (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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The Collector: David Douglas and the Natural History of the Northwest
The Collector: David Douglas and the Natural History of the Northwest
by Jack Nisbet
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Jack Nisbet first told the story of British explorer David Thompson, who mapped the Columbia River, in his acclaimed book Sources of the River, which set the standard for research and narrative biography for the region. Now Nisbet turns his attention to... (read more)

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Northwest Trees: Identifying and Understanding the Region's Native Trees
Northwest Trees: Identifying and Understanding the Region's Native Trees
by Stephen F. Arno and Ramona P. Hammerly
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How can you distinguish a Noble fir from a Grand fir? Or a Quaking Aspen from a Sitka Alder? Stephen Arno and Ramona Hammerly will show you how in their classic guide to identifying and appreciating Northwest trees. Arno and Hammerly have been studying... (read more)

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Sastun: One Woman's Apprenticeship with a Maya Healer and Their Efforts to Save the Vani
Sastun: One Woman's Apprenticeship with a Maya Healer and Their Efforts to Save the Vani
by Rosita Arvigo
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The compelling drama of American herbologist Rosita Arvigo's quest to preserve the knowledge of Don Elijio Panti, one of the last surviving and most respected traditional healers in the rainforest of Belize.... (read more)

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Pharmako/Dynamis, Revised and Updated: Stimulating Plants, Potions, and Herbcraft (Pharmako)
Pharmako/Dynamis, Revised and Updated: Stimulating Plants, Potions, and Herbcraft (Pharmako)
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***This paperback edition has a new introduction by the author and updated content. This is the second volume of North Atlantic Books’ updated paperback edition of Dale Pendell’s Pharmako trilogy, an encyclopedic study of the history and uses... (read more)

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Coastal Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest: Wildflowers and Flowering Shrubs from British Columbia to Northern California
Coastal Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest: Wildflowers and Flowering Shrubs from British Columbia to Northern California
by Elizabeth L Horn
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With over 200 color photographs covering 164 plants, this guide introduces seaside visitors and residents to the most common wildflowers and flowering shrubs of the rugged Pacific shore.... (read more)

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees: Eastern Region (Audubon Society Field Guide)
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees: Eastern Region (Audubon Society Field Guide)
by National Audubon Society
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Trees is divided into 3 main sections: "Discovering Trees" includes background information on evolution, biology, anatomy and environment; "Observing Trees" provides practical advice on leaf collecting, bark rubbing and how to select and plant trees;... (read more)

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Dictionary of Plant Names: Botanical Names and Their Common Name Equivalents
Dictionary of Plant Names: Botanical Names and Their Common Name Equivalents
by Allen J Coombes
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Wonderfully useful and complete, this little book includes common name cross-references, geographical distribution, and name origins, all at a bargain price. Pronunciations given are decidedly Britannic, but this seems a trivial matter in a book that... (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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Every schoolchild learns about the mutually beneficial dance of honeybees and flowers: The bee collects nectar and pollen to make honey and, in the process, spreads the flowers’ genes far and wide. In The Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan... (read more)

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Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West
Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West
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Full-color photographs face detailed descriptions of 250 plant species in the western United States and Canada, covering field identification, habitat and range, edibility, medicinal uses, and more.... (read more)

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Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice: An Ethnobotanist Searches for New Medicines in the Rain Fore
Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice: An Ethnobotanist Searches for New Medicines in the Rain Fore
by Mark J Plotkin
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For thousands of years, healers have used plants to cure illness. Aspirin, the world's most widely used drug, is based on compounds originally extracted from the bark of a willow tree, and more than a quarter of medicines found on pharmacy shelves... (read more)

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers: Western Edition
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers: Western Edition
by National Audubon Society
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Since its founding in 1905, the National Audubon Society has actively promoted wildlife protection and environmental education. Keeping in sync with the work of its namesake and inspiration, famed wildlife artist John James Audubon (1785-1851), this not... (read more)

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Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest
Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest
by Mark Turner and Phyllis Gustafson
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Featuring more than 1240 stunning color photographs, this comprehensive field guide will remain a trusted, authoritative trailside reference for years to come. It describes and illustrates 1220 commonly encountered species, both native and nonnative... (read more)

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How Plants Get Their Names
How Plants Get Their Names
by L H Bailey
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Reveals the confusion that results from misleading popular names of plants and points out the advantages of a sound, scientific approach. These few chapters cover virtually every aspect of the subject of how plants get their names and what those names... (read more)

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Plants of Western Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia
Plants of Western Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia
by Eugene N Kozloff
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A great resource for botanists, native plant enthusiasts, ecologists, conservationists, and amateur naturalists who desire a comprehensive, up-to-date, and well-illustrated book for the identification of plants of the Pacific Northwest. This is the... (read more)

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