The Nature Store
Common Southwestern Native Plants
Combining scientific information and lyrical expression, the authors bring together 108 woody plants and 38 herbaceous flowering plants common to the Southwest. As a pictorial guide for those wishing to learn more about the flora, This book provides a starting point for learning to identify common native plants along trails and byways, as well as plants suitable for landscaping. Using a combination of color photographs, written descriptions and stunning botanical illustrations, this book offers valuable insight into the world of native plants. Included are medicinal uses, plants to attract wildlife, and Spanish common names. Detailed technical and nontechnical descriptions, distribution and habitat information, and conservation considerations provide important tools for those wishing to go further with plant identification.