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Weeds of the West

Author(s): Whitson, T. D.; L. C. Burrill

Year: 2001

Publisher: Diane Pub Co

ISBN: 0756711827

Subject: Plant Identification

Comments: From Amazon.com Weeds of the West is the foremost guide to identifying weeds in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. This easy-to-use guide contains over 900 brilliant color photographs showing the early growth stages, mature plants and features for positive identification of each weed discussed. Over one-third of this edition is newly revised and expanded with over 300 new photos. This full-color, easy-to-use guide describes important weed species from parsley to sunflower in the Western United States Learning to identify unwanted plants around the home, farm or ranch will be much easier with this book published by the Western Society of Weed Science and co-sponsored by the Cooperative Extension of the United States. Weeds of the West will help you identify weeds that compete with native plants, horticultural and agricultural crops, as well as those that can poison livestock and people. Weeds shown were chosen for abundance, ability to reproduce, compete, spread rapidly. Descriptions, habitats and characteristics of each plant are also included in this handy reference guide.

Last Updated: 2007-01-01

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