Weeds of the West

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Diane Publishing Company, 1998 - Gardening - 630 pages
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Learning to identify unwanted plants around the home, farm, or ranch will be much easier with this comprehensive publication. It will help you identify plants that compete with native plants, horticultural, & agricultural crops as well as those that can poison livestock & people. This easy-to-use guide contains more than 900 full-color photos showing the early growth stages, mature plants, & features for positive identification of each weed discussed. Descriptions, habitats, & characteristics of each plant are also included. Glossary. Key to plant families. References. Index.

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User Review  - drjvrichardsonjr - LibraryThing

A weed is defined as: "A plant that interferes with management objectives for a given area of land at a given point of time," according to J. M. Torell, p. ix. A one page introduction is really to ... Read full review

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