Plants & Plant Identification

An excellent selection of plant identification and use books, specializing in the Trans-Pecos region.



Cacti of Texas

Cacti of Texas

By Powell, A. Michael; James F. Weedin, Shirley Powell
Price: $24.95


One hundred thirty-two species, subspecies, and varieties of cacti may be found in Texas. About one hundred of them occur in the states Trans-Pecos...more info

Common Woody Plants & Cacti of South Texas: A Field Guide

Common Woody Plants & Cacti of South Texas: A Field Guide

By Taylor, Richard B.
Price: $22.95


Common Woody Plants & Cacti of South Texas is an easy-to-use plant identification field guide to fifty species that comprise an estimated 90 percent...more info

Ferns and Fern Allies of the Trans-Pecos & Adjacent Areas

Ferns and Fern Allies of the Trans-Pecos & Adjacent Areas

By Powell, A. Michael; Yarborough, Sharon C.
Price: $17.95


Ferns are usually thought of as plants of moist, humid regions, and at first glance the Trans-Pecos region of Texas, a rugged portion of the arid...more info

Flora and Vegetation of the Solitario Dome

Flora and Vegetation of the Solitario Dome

By Hardy, Jean Evans
Price: $60.00


The Solitario is a rare geologic structure that has sparked interest among geoscientists throughout the world. Hardy studied and documented the...more info

Grasses of the Trans-Pecos & Adjacent Areas

Grasses of the Trans-Pecos & Adjacent Areas

By Powell, A. Michael
Price: $27.95


In the mountains and open spaces of Trans-Pecos Texas grow some 268 of the 530 species of grasses that flourish in Texas. The vast grasslands they...more info

Guide to Plants of the Northern Chihuahuan Desert

Guide to Plants of the Northern Chihuahuan Desert

By Dodson, Carolyn
Price: $24.95


The Chihuahuan desert is the second largest in North America and its northern, or United States, portion occupies southeastern Arizona, southern New...more info

Guide to Texas Grasses

Guide to Texas Grasses

By Shaw, Robert B.; Photographer Paul Montgomery
Price: $45.00


In this new, complete Guide to Texas Grasses , Robert B. Shaw and the team at the Texas A&M University Institute of Renewable Natural Resources...more info

Native Plants in Landscaping

Native Plants in Landscaping

By Powell, A. Michael; Powell, Shirley
Price: $18.95


The only book on ornamental plants dedicated to the remarkably cold-hardy and arid-adapted native species of Trans-Pecos Texas. The potential of...more info

Plants of the Chihuahuan Desert

Plants of the Chihuahuan Desert

By Jurado, Jennette
Price: $7.95


This guide uses color photographs and brief descriptions to help identify a variety of plants native to the northern Chihuahuan Desert, including Big...more info

Toxic Plants of Texas

Toxic Plants of Texas

By Hart, Charles; Tam Garland; Catherine Barr; Bruce Carpenter; John Reagor
Price: $25.00


Written for ranchers, landowners, 4-H-ers, veterinarians, and anyone interested in wild or ornamental plants, Toxic Plants of Texas is a complete,...more info


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