Plants & Plant Identification

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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wildflowers of the Guadalupe Mountains and the Sand Dune Country

Wildflowers of the Guadalupe Mountains and the Sand Dune Country

By Warnock, Barton H.
Price varies by edition.


Since their publication in the 1970s by Sul Ross State University, Barton Warnock's "Wildflowers" books have been essential reading for anyone...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

Woody Plants of the Big Bend and Trans-Pecos

Woody Plants of the Big Bend and Trans-Pecos

By Harveson, Louis A.
Price: $29.95


The Trans-Pecos region of Texas is home to a variety of big game species, including desert mule deer, pronghorn, desert bighorn sheep, white-tailed...more info


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