Grasses of the Texas Hill Country

A Field Guide

978-1-58544-467-0 Flexbound (with Flaps)
5.5 x 8.5. 208 pp. 170 color photos., 1 b&w photo., 7 line art., 23 illus., 2 color maps.
Pub Date: 04/04/2006
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Winner of the 2011 Carroll Abbott Award, presented by Native Plant Society of Texas
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 seedhead 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. Quick-reference icons for native status, toxicity, growing season, and grazing response

Louise Lindsey Merrick Natural Environment Series

Published by Texas A&M University Press