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The definition of plant names By Shane Ball
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A comprehensive guide to help in the understanding of what botanical plant names actually mean
Historical Common Names of Great Plains Plants, with Scientific Names Index: Volume II: Scientific Names Index (hardcover) By Elaine Nowick
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Containing thousands of entries of both vernacular and scientific names of Great Plains plants, the literature that informs this exhaustive listing spans nearly 300 years. Author Elaine Nowick has... More > drawn from sources as diverse as Linnaeus, Lewis and Clark, and local university extension publications to compile the gamut of practical, and often fanciful, common plant names used over the years. Each common name is accompanied by a definitive scientific name with references and authority information. Interspersed with scientifically-correct botanical line drawings, the entries are written in standard ICBN format, making this a useful volume for scholars as well as lay enthusiasts alike. Volume 2 indexes the scientific names of those species, followed by listings of all the common names applied to them. Both volumes refer the common and scientific names back to a list of 190 pertinent authoritative sources.< Less
Historical Common Names of Great Plains Plants, with Scientific Names Index Volume I: Common Names (Hardcover) By Elaine Nowick
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Containing thousands of entries of both vernacular and scientific names of Great Plains plants, the literature that informs this exhaustive listing spans nearly 300 years. Author Elaine Nowick has... More > drawn from sources as diverse as Linnaeus, Lewis and Clark, and local university extension publications to compile the gamut of practical, and often fanciful, common plant names used over the years. Each common name is accompanied by a definitive scientific name with references and authority information. Interspersed with scientifically-correct botanical line drawings, the entries are written in standard ICBN format, making this a useful volume for scholars as well as lay enthusiasts alike. Volume 1 presents, in alphabetical order, all the historical common names of plants recorded in Great Plains flora, herbaria, and botanical collections, together with the scientific names of species to which those common names have been applied.< Less
Historical Common Names of Great Plains Plants, with Scientific Names Index: Volume II: Scientific Names Index By Elaine Nowick
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Containing thousands of entries of both vernacular and scientific names of Great Plains plants, the literature that informs this exhaustive listing spans nearly 300 years. Author Elaine Nowick has... More > drawn from sources as diverse as Linnaeus, Lewis and Clark, and local university extension publications to compile the gamut of practical, and often fanciful, common plant names used over the years. Each common name is accompanied by a definitive scientific name with references and authority information. Interspersed with scientifically-correct botanical line drawings, the entries are written in standard ICBN format, making this a useful volume for scholars as well as lay enthusiasts alike. Volume 2 indexes the scientific names of those species, followed by listings of all the common names applied to them. Both volumes refer the common and scientific names back to a list of 190 pertinent authoritative sources.< Less
Historical Common Names of Great Plains Plants Volume I: Historical Names (paperback) By Elaine Nowick
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Containing thousands of entries of both vernacular and scientific names of Great Plains plants, the literature that informs this exhaustive listing spans nearly 300 years. Author Elaine Nowick has... More > drawn from sources as diverse as Linnaeus, Lewis and Clark, and local university extension publications to compile the gamut of practical, and often fanciful, common plant names used over the years. Each common name is accompanied by a definitive scientific name with references and authority information. Interspersed with scientifically-correct botanical line drawings, the entries are written in standard ICBN format, making this a useful volume for scholars as well as lay enthusiasts alike. Volume 1 presents, in alphabetical order, all the historical common names of plants recorded in Great Plains flora, herbaria, and botanical collections, together with the scientific names of species to which those common names have been applied.< Less
Medicinal Plants of the Boise Foothills By Shanell Rodriguez L.Ac.
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This ebook acts as an introductory guide to 22 medicinal plants in the Boise Foothills. Each plant includes its Latin name, its Family, a description of characteristics, a color photograph, habitat,... More > historic and current uses, and cautions and contraindications if warranted. This is not, by any means, an all inclusive list of medicinal plants in the area, but a great starting point for those interested in learning more about our local plants and their uses.< Less
Cultivars of Woody Plants: Pinus By Laurence Hatch
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An exhaustive compilation of hundreds of known cultivars (garden varieties) of Pinus (pines), including all named clones from 1789 to 2009. Scores of photos illustrate a wide variety of full-sized,... More > intermediate, and dwarf pines from a diversity of species. This is the most complete checklist of ornamental pine cultivars ever published and includes photos of notable specimens from numerous North American gardens.< Less
Sam Ram and the USB Plant By George Keddy
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Sam Ram is an inventor who dreams of opening his own computer shop. At night he works late creating new and exciting things; a USB Glove which controls your granny, a banana which can be used as a... More > phone, and a USB Plant which feeds on the power from the computer. One evening during a thunderstorm a bolt of lightening struck Sam’s virus vault, releasing two viruses. Their names are Wormo and Troja, and they plan to destroy everything electrical, starting with the computer factory.< Less
plant dreaming deep By emily a long
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My life has been made from plants: lupins and birches, lilacs and maple trees, an endless text book where under every latin name I could write a story,perhaps small and commonplace like a sprout of... More > purslane, and among those hearty green sprouts there would be rare lady slippers of happenings--magical and protected. I sift through my memories like walking through old forests, damp and mystical, marked by the voice of my father or grandfather pointing out every few meters some shaggy bark of a hickory or a bright orange fungi nestled in the undergrowth.< Less
How Plants Make Flowers By Richard Stout
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A great biological mystery over the past 100 years has to do with what induces plants to make flowers. Young angiosperms don't have flowers, they make just roots, shoots and leaves. But at some point... More > during their lifetime, they begin to make flowers. The question is: what triggers this? A major clue in solving this mystery happened about 100 years ago when scientists discovered evidence for a flower-inducing signal, produced in the leaves, that they named florigen. This book is a summary of what is currently known about the biology of florigen and flowering, written by someone who has been teaching the subject to college students for nearly 30 years. It's also a book about how and why plants tell time, because this is part of the story. And, just for fun, there's some speculation based on recent scientific evidence about the origin and diversification of flowering plants.< Less

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