Grasses of the Texas Hill Country

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 ...

Grasses of the Texas Hill Country

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 seedhead 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. Quick-reference icons for native status, toxicity, growing season, and grazing response

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Grasses of the Texas Hill Country
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Brian Loflin, Shirley Loflin, Stephan L. Hatch
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-04-04 - Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

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
A Naturalist's Guide to the Texas Hill Country
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Mark Gustafson
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-02 - Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

In this guide, biologist Mark Gustafson introduces residents and visitors to the history, geology, water resources, plants, and animals found in the nineteen counties occupying the eastern part of the Edwards Plateau, the heart of the Hill Country. He profiles three hundred of the most common and unique species from
Guide to Texas Grasses
Language: en
Pages: 1096
Authors: Robert B. Shaw
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-21 - Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

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 provide an indispensable reference to the world’s most economically important plant family. After discussing the impact of grass on our everyday lives as food, biofuels, land
Butterfly Gardening for Texas
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Geyata Ajilvsgi
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-03 - Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

Texas hosts an unparalleled number of butterfly species, and whether one lives near the beaches of the Gulf Coast or in the mountains of the Trans-Pecos, all Texans can enjoy the color and tranquility that butterflies bring to any outdoor space. In Butterfly Gardening for Texas, author and expert Geyata
Enchanted Rock
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: Lance Allred
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-17 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

With intriguing domes of pinkish granite surrounded by a sea of Hill Country limestone, Enchanted Rock State Natural Area attracts over 300,000 visitors every year who come to the park to hike, rock climb, spelunk, camp, picnic, and observe birds and wildflowers. Geologists from around the world come to Enchanted