By Alfred Richardson
The Rio Grande Delta is fabulously wealthy in wildflowers and different flowers. mendacity within the geographically and environmentally various quarter universal to southern Texas and northern Mexico, it helps crops that still develop in significant the US and all through Mexico, the Gulf Coastal plains, the South Texas Plains, and the Chihuahuan Desert.
Plants of the Rio Grande Delta presents an obtainable and trustworthy identity consultant to the entire vegetation, except for grasses, of the region—some 823 species. In transparent, nontechnical language, Alfred Richardson provides a short description of every species, in addition to its diversity, habitat, and normal blooming time. Over 2 hundred significant colour pictures provide speedy and simple box id, whereas line drawings illustrate amazing features of the plants.
This quantity expands and updates Alfred Richardson's prior ebook, Plants of Southernmost Texas, released in 1990 via the Gorgas technological know-how beginning. it is going to be an important box advisor for everybody attracted to South Texas vegetation, from wintry weather viewers and Valley citizens to expert botanists.