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Description - Grasses of the Texas Hill Country by Brian Loflin

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 seed head 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; and quick-reference icons for native status, toxicity, growing season, and grazing response.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781585444670
ISBN-10: 1585444677
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Texas A & M University Press
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
Publish Date: 4-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Brian Loflin

BRIAN AND SHIRLEY LOFLIN, who live in Austin, Texas, are independent naturalists, photographers, and writers. They teach seminars and workshops and have led nature and photography tours throughout the world. STEPHAN L. HATCH, a leading authority on grasses, is professor of plant taxonomy and director of the S. M. Tracy Herbarium at Texas A&M University.