Field Guide to Common Texas Grasses
Nature Guide
6 x 9, 448 pp.
348 color photos. 174 maps. 181 line art. Glossary. Bib. Index.
Pub Date: 02/25/2016
Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Service Series
  flexbound (with flaps)
Price:        $30.00

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Field Guide to Common Texas Grasses

Stephan L. Hatch, Kelly C. Umphres, and A. Jenét Ardoin

Covering 172 species of the most significant common grasses growing in Texas, this complete update of the now-classic Common Texas Grasses: An Illustrated Guide contains range maps and color images of the inflorescences and spikelets of each species along with the detailed, black-and-white illustrations found in the original volume.

Identifying descriptive text, keys to genera and species, a checklist, and a glossary round out this standard field reference for botanists, students, and naturalists.

STEPHAN L. HATCH is a professor of grass taxonomy in the department of ecosystem science and management at Texas A&M University, where he is also director of the S. M. Tracy Herbarium. KELLY C. UMPHRES is a range management specialist at the Natural Resources Conservation Service office in Kerrville. A. JENÉT ARDOIN is an office software associate in the department of ecosystem science and management at Texas A&M.


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