Grasses of the Texas Hill Country
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Grasses of the Texas Hill Country : A Field Guide

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This photographic guide to grasses gives all who have been frustrated trying to identify these difficult plants an easy-to-use, visually precise, and information-packed field guide to seventy-seven native and introduced species that grow in the Texas Hill Country and beyond. With a blade of grass in hand, open this book and find: handy thumb guides to seed head type, the most visible distinguishing characteristic to begin identification; color photographs of stands of grasses and detailed close-ups; concise information about economic uses, habitat, range, and flowering season; and quick-reference icons for native status, toxicity, growing season, and grazing response.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 152.4 x 218.44 x 15.24mm | 362.87g
  • Texas A & M University Press
  • College Station, United States
  • English
  • 23 illustrations, 150 colour photos, 7 line art illustrations, 2 colour maps, bib., index
  • 1585444677
  • 9781585444670
  • 2,391,562

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"At last! A grass guide for the normal person! We've been waiting a long time for Brian and Shirley Loflin's Grasses of the Texas Hill Country. This field guide opens the door to this interesting and wonderful family of plants, making them accessible to botanists, naturalists, and gardeners of all levels of understanding and botanical expertise."--Flo Oxley, Director of Conservation and Education, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Centershow more

About Brian Loflin

BRIAN AND SHIRLEY LOFLIN, who live in Austin, Texas, are independent naturalists, photographers, and writers. They teach seminars and workshops and have led nature and photography tours throughout the world. STEPHAN L. HATCH, a leading authority on grasses, is professor of plant taxonomy and director of the S. M. Tracy Herbarium at Texas A&M University.show more

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