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Cacti of the Trans-Pecos & Adjacent Areas

by A. Michael Powell

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Published by Texas Tech University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants - General,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Nature,
  • Trans-Pecos (Tex. and N.M.),
  • Reference,
  • Plants - Cacti/Succulents,
  • Identification,
  • Cactus

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages509
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8255388M
    ISBN 100896725316
    ISBN 109780896725317

    Exotic plant books specializes in new or used books on cacti, cycads, tropical plants, broms, succulent plants, aloe, agave, messembs - on-line ordering. Cacti of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas. Author: A. Michael Powell and James F. Weedin. List Price: $ Your Low Price: $ In Stock Now! View Details. Yetman has been fascinated by columnar cacti for most of his life and now brings years of study and reflection to a wide-ranging and handsomely illustrated book. Drawing on his close association with the Guarij’os, Mayos, and Seris of MexicoÑpeoples for whom such cacti have been indispensable to survivalÑhe offers surprising evidence of the.

    Cacti of the Trans-Pecos & Adjacent Areas by A. Michael Powell,James F. Weedin Book Resume: A Southwest Book of the Year * Southwest Book Award“[A] monumental study.” —Review of Texas Books“A reliable and handy general reference for those with an interest in cacti . A. Michael Powell is the author of Trees & Shrubs of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Cacti of /5(5).

    Cacti of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas A Michael Powell, James F Weedin This is a Southwest Book of the Year, which won Southwest Book Award. Based on the comprehensive reference "Cacti of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Regions" (), by A. Michael Powell and James F. Weedin, this field guide provides briefer, less detailed treatments of the entire states species for educated general readers.


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Cacti of the Trans-Pecos & Adjacent Areas by A. Michael Powell Download PDF EPUB FB2

This item: Cacti of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas (Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest) by A. Michael Powell Hardcover $ Only 10 left in stock - order soon. Ships from and sold by by:   Cacti of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas cacti of this rich flora, this book offers fascinating details presented in a very readable fashion.” —Cactus and Succulents Journal"This will be the standard reference for decades to come."—Southwest Books of the YearOf the species and varieties of cacti in Texas, about of them Pages: A Southwest Book of the Year * Southwest Book Award“[A] monumental study.” —Review of Texas Books“A reliable and handy general reference for those with an interest in cacti inside and outside this region.

Recommended.” —Choice“These authors have provided the world with the much needed scientific clarification on this family of succulent plants that humans have loved. This is a compact, well designed book, more useful than its forebearer 'Cacti of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas' that was written by two of the same authors.

Images are clearer, although much of the text is similar. This is a good field by: 4. Cacti of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas A Southwest Book of the Year * Southwest Book Award"[A] monumental study." --Review of Texas Books"A reliable and handy general reference for those with an interest in cacti inside and outside this region.

Recommended." --Choice. Download PDF Cacti Of The Trans Pecos Adjacent Areas book full free. Cacti Of The Trans Pecos Adjacent Areas available for download and read online in other formats. Bloggat om Cacti of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas Övrig information A. Michael Powell is professor emeritus of biology and former director and curator of the A Michael Powell Herbarium, Sul Ross State F.

Weedin is a professor in biology/geology at the Community College of Aurora, Colorado, and research associate with the. Of the species and varieties of cacti in Texas, about of them occur in the fifteen counties of the Trans-Pecos region.

This title includes descriptions of those many genera, species, and varieties of cacti, with sixty-four maps showing the distribution of each species in the region. cactus diversity lies mostly in northern Mexico; it extends into the United States only in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas and some adjacent parcels in New Mex-ico and Arizona.

This area west of the Pecos River involves ab square miles, or million acres, equivalent in size to the state of Maine File Size: KB. Based on the author's year study with o plants, The Complete Book of Cacti and Succulents offers a photographic A-Z which profiles more than plants, with practical advice for propagating and cultivating them and imaginative ideas for display.

Cacti of the Trans Pecos Adjacent Areas. Michael Powell. Format Type: PDF, ePub. Based on the author's year study with o plants, The Complete Book of Cacti and Succulents offers a photographic A-Z which profiles more than plants, with practical advice for propagating and cultivating them and imaginative ideas for display.

Pris: kr. inbunden, Tillfälligt slut. Köp boken Cacti of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas av l Powell (ISBN ) hos Adlibris. Fri frakt. Alltid bra priser och snabb leverans.

| AdlibrisPages:   Checklist of cacti in Texas' Chihuahuan Desert parks. Hi John. In answer to your question, I don’t know of such a list.

The way I developed this one was to look in Powell and Weedin’s cactus book ( I believe,) and mapped the ranges shown, limiting those to TransPecos Guadalupe, Big Bend and BB Ranch State park.

An amazing book that is refreshingly friendly to use for plant identification. Selected pages. Grasses of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas slender slopes smooth soils solitary South species species occur spines Springs stamens stems style surfaces Texas throughout toothed Trans-Pecos trees tube United upper usually wide widespread 5/5(2).

The region also is part of the northern Chihuahuan Desert, said to be the most biologically diverse arid region in the Western Hemisphere.

Approximately % of all the plant species in Texas are represented in the Trans-Pecos, a total of ca. vascular plant species. Cacti of the Trans-Pecos & Adjacent Areas I’ve meant to buy this book for more than a year now; I finally got it ordered and received my copy a couple of days ago.

I haven’t read through it all yet, just browsed the sections on Ariocarpus, Epithelantha, and Lophophora. Exotic plant books specializes in new or used books on cacti, cycads, tropical plants, broms, succulent plants, aloe, agave, messembs - on-line ordering.

Cacti of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas. Author: A. Michael Powell and James F. Weedin. List Price: $ Reviews of Cacti of the Trans-Pecos & Adjacent Areas. Book Profile: Author (1): A. Michael Powell Author (2): James F. Weedin. Comprehensive and should be used by everyone as a standard guide to the species of the Trans-Pecos and Surrounding Areas.

Add your own comment and rating to this book. Return to the Garden Bookworm homepage. This is a compact, well designed book, more useful than its forebearer 'Cacti of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas' that was written by two of the same authors.

Images are clearer, although much of the text is similar. This is a good field guide/5(8). The book, "Cacti of the Trans-Pecos & Adjacent Areas", published innotes 76 species and 33 varieties within the region, making the northern Chihuahuan Desert one of the richest cactus floras in the United States.

The book will be an important resource for plant physiology, agronomy, and horticulture classes at both the undergraduate and graduate level."—Bruce Smith, Brigham Young University "Cacti: Biology and Uses is a landmark publication of one of the world's most unique group of plants.

Cactus and Succulent Journal features articles about cacti and other succulent plants and is meant for professionals and hobbyists : James D. Mauseth.Books Our Botanists Use Southwest. A Field Guide to the Grasses of New Mexico. Third Edition. Cacti of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas.

A. Michael Powell and James F. Weedin. Texas Tech University Press, Lubbock Ferns and Fern Allies of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas. Judith D. Springer, Mark L. Daniels and Mare Nazaire.