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Flora of North America, Volume 1: Introduction

Foreword, Theodore M. Barkley
Introduction: History of the Flora of North America Project, Nancy R. Morin and Richard W. Spellenberg
PART I: Physical Setting
1. Climate and Physiography, Luc Brouillet and R. David Whetstone
2. Soils, Donald Steila
PART II: Vegetation and Climates of the Past
3. History of the Vegetation: Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) and Tertiary, Alan Graham
4. Paleoclimates, Paleovegetation, and Paleofloras during the Late Quaternary, Paul A. Delcourt and Hazel R. Delcourt
PART III: Contemporary Vegetation and Phytogeography
5. Vegetation, Michael Barbour and Norman Christensen
6. Phytogeography, Robert F. Thorne
PART IV: Humankind and the Flora
7. Taxonomic Botany and Floristics, James Reveal and James Pringle
8. Weeds, Ronald Stuckey and Theodore Barkley
9. Ethnobotany and Economic Botany, Charles B. Heiser Jr.
10. Plant Conservation, George Yatskievych and Richard Spellenberg
PART V: Classifications and Classification Systems
11. Concepts of Species and Genera, G. Ledyard Stebbins
12. Pteridophytes, Warren H. Wagner Jr. and Alan R. Smith
13. Gymnosperms, James Eckenwalder
14. A Commentary on the General System of Classification of Flowering Plants, Arthur Cronquist
15. Flowering Plant Families: An Overview, James Reveal
Literature Cited
Index

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Flora of North America, Volume 21: Magnoliophyta Asteridae (in part): Asteraceae, part 3

Flora of North America Volume 21 Magnoliophyta Asteridae, part 8 through Asteraceae, part 3

ISBN 13 9780195305654

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Flora of North America, Volume 22: Magnoliophyta: Alismatidae, Arecidae, Commelinidae (in part), and Zingiberidae

Description

Flora of North America, Volume 22, is the first of five volumes covering monocots in North America north of Mexico. The volume comprises many groups of aquatic plants and the North American relatives of groups that have their richest number of species in the New World tropics. Included among the treatments are the rush family (Juncaceae), which include important indicator species in wetland habitats, the cat-tails (Typhaceae), spiderworts (Commelinaceae,), aroids (Araceae), and pondweeds (Potamogetonaceae). Thirty families are included in this volume, representing a diverse range of plant forms - from marine Zosteraceae (eel-grasses) to stately Arecaeae (palms) and the naturalized exotic Zingiberaceae (gingers). Heliconiaceae (heliconias) and Musaceae (bananas).

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Flora of North America, Volume 4: Magnoliophyta: Caryophyllidae, part 1

Description

Flora of North America, Volume 4, will be the second volume of nineteen on dicotyledons to be published in the Flora of North America series. It treats 892 species in 124 genera and ten families (Phytolaccaceae, Achatocarpaceae, Nyctaginaceae, Aizoaceae, Cactaceae, Chenopodiaceae, Amaranthaceae, Portulacaceae, Basellaceae, and Molluginaceae). Each of the included species is illustrated with a line drawing that, in combination with the key and descriptions, will facilitate identification of this economically important group of plants.

Features

  • More than 650 species classified in 117 genera and 10 families of the order Caryophyllales
  • Features:
  • DT Extensively reviewed entries, which include identification keys, descriptions, line drawings, and ecological characteristics
  • DT Distribution maps for the native and established species
  • DT A list of the synonyms currently in use for the accepted names

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Flora of North America, Volume 7: Magnoliophyta: Salicaceae to Brassicaceae

Flora of North America Volume 7: Magnoliphyta: Salicaceae to Brassicaceae

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