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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
Synopsis
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 ingeniously... (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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1 VERTICAL EDEN NAMELESS One day in the middle of October 1987, a baby-blue Honda Civic with Alaska license plates, a battered relic of the seventies, sped along the Oregon Coast Highway, moving south on the headlands. Below the road, surf broke around... (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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Modern Herbal Volume 2 the Medicinal Culinar
Modern Herbal Volume 2 the Medicinal Culinar
by Maud Grieve
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"There is not one page of this enchanting book which does not contain something to interest the common reader as well as the serious student. Regarded simply as a history of flowers, it adds to the joys of the country."—B. E. Todd, Spectator... (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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Thirty years after the original 1977 edition, this anniversary edition presents an updated and expanded version of this fascinating guide. The text, which is written for the general reader, discusses over 60 trees, in entries that describe the tree's... (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
About the Author
Rosita Arvigo was born in Chicago and trained in the United States as a doctor of naprapathy. In addition to her natural healing practice in Belize, Arvigo is the founder of Belize's six-thousand-acre Terra Nova Medicinal Plant Reserve, the founder of Ix... (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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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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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 valuable book includes common name cross-references, geographical distribution, and name origins.... (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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An award-winning ecology writer goes looking for the wilderness we’ve forgotten Many people believe that only an ecological catastrophe will change humanity’s troubled relationship with the natural world. In fact, as J.B. MacKinnon argues in... (read more)

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Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West
Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West
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Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice (93 Edition)
Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice (93 Edition)
by Mark J. Plotkin
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Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice Foreword Chapter 1: Through the Emerald Door Chapter 2: The Search for the Black Caiman Chapter 3: Among the Maroons Chapter 4: Under the Double Rainbow Chapter 5: A Recipe for Poison Chapter 6: Across the Savannas of the... (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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"The Northwest's most complete field guide ever, this lovely volume pictures 1,220 wildflowers that grow from the Siskiyous to southwestern British Columbia." —Sunset, June... (read more)

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How Plants Get Their Names
How Plants Get Their Names
by L H Bailey
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I. ON MY TABLE     "Admiration of two colorful potted plants, with inquiry as to how one of them came to be called Pseudocapiscum and then Solanum PseudoCapsicum, and the other Piper indicum, then Capiscum annum and Capsicum frutescens... (read more)

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Plants of Western Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia
Plants of Western Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia
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