A Guide to Plants of the Northern Chihuahuan Desert by Carolyn Dodson,Robert DeWitt Ivey

By Carolyn Dodson,Robert DeWitt Ivey

The Chihuahuan wasteland is the second one greatest in North the US and its northern, or usa, component occupies southeastern Arizona, southern New Mexico, and Texas west of the Pecos River. sizzling, dry, and windy, the desolate tract is domestic to a special neighborhood of crops that experience tailored to its harsh environment.

Visitors to the world will locate this quantity a pragmatic identity consultant, delivering descriptions of seventy-five consultant species of northern Chihuahuan wasteland vegetation. every one illustrated profile comprises the plant’s universal and Latin identify and a short description, in addition to its function in human heritage, its dating to the encompassing wildlife, medicinal makes use of, dietary worth, habitat, toxicity, and different fascinating facts.

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