Identification, Selection, and Use of Southern Plants for Landscape Design
Southern Plants concludes almost forty years of work studying, classifying, and treating each plant and presenting the best available information for its readers. Here, Neil Odenwald and James Turner once again improve on the vast range of plants that are so important to the Southern landscape. This latest edition keeps with a traditional emphasis on the practical use of plants to solve and prevent landscape design problems. Over 1,000 plants are noted in classes from trees to shrubs, vines to perennials, wildflowers to grasses, rushes to water plants, and ground covers to bulbs. There are many special sections on such things as gingers, palms, bamboos, and ferns. Each plant is noted with an eye to understanding and using them in the home garden, botanical collection, streetscape, or rural landscape at large. The text and illustrations draw on the authors decades of experience as landscape architects and plant consultants.
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Certainly lots of great information clearly and concisely presented about many important species, BUT the authors fail to treat invasive species as such.
If a species is invasive, state this "up front" and simply recommend that it not be planted!
Special Sections Bamboos
Grasses Sedges and Rushes
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Identification, Selection and Use of Southern Plants for Landscape Design
Neil G. Odenwald,James Turner
No preview available - 1996
The Shrubs and Woody Vines of Florida: A Reference and Field Guide
Limited preview - 1996