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Remarkable plants of Texas : uncommon accounts of our common natives

Author: Matt Warnock Turner
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009.
Series: Corrie Herring Hooks series, no. 62.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Matt Warnock Turner explores the little-known facts--be they archaeological, historical, material, medicinal, culinary, or cultural--behind our familiar botanical landscape. In sixty-five entries that cover over eighty of our most common native plants from trees, shrubs, and wildflowers to grasses, cacti, vines, and aquatics, he traces our vast array of connections with plants.
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Genre/Form: PLANTS
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Warnock Turner
ISBN: 9780292718517 0292718519
OCLC Number: 216941084
Description: xvi, 336 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 26 cm.
Contents: Trees --
Shrubs --
Herbaceous plants, cacti, grasses, vines, and aquatics.
Series Title: Corrie Herring Hooks series, no. 62.
Responsibility: Matt Warnock Turner.
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Presents the natural and cultural history of eighty of Texas's native plants. This book shows how plants have figured in the historical record and in Texas folklore.  Read more...

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