Book ID: 9502
North American Range Plants. 2nd ed. 1982. 210 figs. XI,464 p. gr8vo. Paper bd.
Provides outline descriptions, line drawings, and distribution mapsof two hundred range plants that are particularly significant for theirabundance, desirability as forage, or noxious properties. Ninety-fourgrasses and one hundred and six forbs and woody plants are described. Each species description includes nomenclature; life span; origin;season of growth; and inflorescence, flower or spikelet, vegetative andgrowth characteristics. Forage value is estimated, and there are briefnotes on habitat, livestock losses (for noxious plants), and historic,medicinal, and food uses.