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The National Native Plant Bibliography was compiled to make it easier to find floras, field guides, and other native plant publications appropriate for your area. Use the search bar below to locate a specific reference.

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Lakota names and traditional uses of native plants by Sicangu (Brule) people in the Rosebud area, South Dakota: An outline of Lakota plant classification and naming techniques
by: Rogers, D. J.
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Caterpillars of Eastern North America: A Guide to Identification and Natural History
by: Wagner, D.L.
Notes: This guide will help you easily identify the caterpillars in your back yard and in the wild.
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Rivers of Change: Essays on Early Agriculture in Eastern North America
by: Smith, Bruce D.
Notes: Summarizes research into the native food plants cultivated in eastern North America before the arrival of Europeans.
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Rainwater Collection for the Mechanically Challenged
by: Banks, S. and Heinichen, R.
Notes: From Amazon: "...the book manages to be both an educational and entertaining read. It is an invaluable resource for someone who is seriously considering replacing or supplementing an existing well or ...
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Wild Orchids of Texas
by: Liggio, J. & A.O. Liggio
Notes: From the East Texas swamps and forests to the Edwards Plateau canyons and the Trans-Pecos mountains, Texas hosts a surprising number of native orchids. Their exquisite beauty endears them to everyone ...
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Remarkable Plants of Texas: Uncommon Accounts of Our Common Natives
by: Matt Warnock Turner
Notes: In this intriguing book, Matt Warnock Turner explores the little-known facts—be they archaeological, historical, material, medicinal, culinary, or cultural—behind our familiar botanical landscape. In ...
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