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Author: Janet Marinelli
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : DK, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Addressed to gardeners, a comprehensive survey of the world's plants and flowers offers information on approximately two thousand rare and threatened plant species, covering the origin of each plant, growing conditions, and natural habitat.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Marinelli
ISBN: 075660589X 9780756605896
OCLC Number: 56591765
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 512 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Preface --
How to use this book --
World of plants --
What plants do for the planet --
What plants do for us --
Evolution of plants --
Plant diversity today --
Classifying plants --
Extinction crisis --
Global action --
Protecting natural areas --
Botanic gardens --
Undoing the damage --
Safeguarding the future --
Gardener's role in conservation --
Extinct in the wild, alive in the garden --
Plant buyer's guide --
Redefining the weed --
Natural gardening --
Nurturing wildlife --
Propagating diversity --
Global habitats --
Global habitats --
Forests --
Tropical forests --
Temperate and boreal forests --
Grasslands --
Wet grasslands --
Mediterranean --
Deserts --
Plant encyclopedia --
Trees and shrubs --
Conifers --
Herbaceous plants --
Climbing plants --
Bulbous plants --
Grasses and bamboos --
Alpine plants --
Ferns --
Cacti and succulents --
Palms and cycads --
Orchids and bromeliads --
Carnivorous plants --
Invasive plants --
Global guide to invasive plants --
Useful addresses --
Biodiversity hot spots --
Ecoregions --
IUCN Red Lists --
Global strategy for plant conservation --
Plant species controlled by CITES --
Glossary --
Index --
Picture credits --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: editor-in-chief, Janet Marinelli.
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Addressed to gardeners, a comprehensive survey of the world's plants and flowers offers information on approximately two thousand rare and threatened plant species, covering the origin of each plant, growing conditions, and natural habitat.

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