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Grasses of the Texas Hill Country: A Field Guide

Field / Identification Guide

By: Brian Loflin and Shirley Loflin

195 pages, 23 illus, 150 col photos, col maps

Texas A & M University Press

Paperback | May 2006 | #169273 | ISBN: 1585444677
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About this book

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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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.

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