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Valles Caldera: A Geologic History

By Fraser Goff 9780826345905

Valles Caldera presents a summary of the significant geologic events that have taken place in New Mexico's Jemez Mountains region and describes the geology and volcanism of the Caldera. You don't have to be a geologist to enjoy this book but if you aren't familiar with geologic terms and names, a handy glossary explains them. 114 pages, color illustrations and photos. University of New Mexico Press, 2009, $18.95

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Valles Caldera: A Vision for New Mexico's National Preserve

By William deBuys, Don J. Usner 9780890135624

This book tells the natural and human history of the preserve, presents photographs of its splendour, and outlines the unique administrative experiment now underway to manage its lands. 126pp, Paperbound 2006

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Weekend Gold Miner

By A.H. Ryan, Ph.D. 935182462

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Nature » Plants

Edible and Useful Plants of the Southwest

By Delena Tull 292748279

All around us there are wild plants useful for food, medicine, and clothing, but most of us don't know how to identify or use them. This book includes recipes for foods, wild teas and spices, wild plant dyes and many more uses.

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Flowers Of The Southwest Deserts

By Natt N. Dodge 0911408657

Detailed drawings and thoroughly presented information combine to make this guide to common floral species an invaluable trailside companion. Flowers are color-coded for easy identification. 1988.

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Guide to Plants of the Northern Chihuahuan Desert

By Carolyn Dodson 9780826350213

Each illustrated profile in this guide includes the plant's common and Latin name and a brief description, as well as its role in human history, its relationship to the surrounding flora and fauna, medicinal uses, nutritional value, habitat, toxicity, and other interesting facts. 208pp, 2012

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Land of Enchantment Wildflowers: A Guide to the Plants of New Mexico

By Willa F. Finley, LaShara J. Nieland 896728226

Willa Finley and LaShara Nieland, authors of a previous field guide of Texas plants, Lone Star Wildflowers, traveled throughout New Mexico and photographed approximately 200 commonly encountered plants in all stages of growth from spring through fall. They also visited with Native Americans to learn the extensive practical ways in which they and their ancestors have used the flora. The research is presented in a colorful, well-organized format, using easily understood language appealing to wildflower enthusiasts of all levels of experience. 2013

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Medicinal Plants of the American Southwest

By Charles W. Kane 977133376

Inside this essential resource you will find medicinal uses for over 160 southwestern plants. Also historical, traditional and modern applications along with english, spanish and scientific names of plants.

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Medicinal Plants Of The Desert & Canyon West

By Michael Moore 0890131821

Find out which plants that grow in the canyons and desert country of the west have medicinal uses and which ones will kill you dead. 1989, 184 pp.

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Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West - Revised

By Michael Moore 0890134545

Boy, how Topsy grew! From his orginal chapbook to this massive tome, Michael Moore (no, not <i> that</i> Michael Moore) has been THE expert on all the healthy uses of whatever grows in them thar hills. He`s up to 350 pages PLUS some color plates as of this 2003 expansion.

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Mountain Wildflowers of the Southern Rockies

By Carolyn Dodson & William W. Dunmire 9780826342447

More than a field guide, this offers botanical, natural history, and cultural essays that present useful and fascinating facts about seventy-five species of wildflowers, including strategies for survival, plant evolution, origins of common and scientific plants names, family characteristics, and their roles in human history. 192pp, 2007

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Pocket Naturalist: Edible Wild Plants

By James Kavanaugh 1583551271

A light and easy guide to the most common - and tasty - species of North American plants that won`t give you a tummy-ache. Waterproof and tearproof plastic coating. 2012, fold-out guide

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Pocket Naturalist: Invasive Plants

By James Kavanaugh 158355206-5

Illegal immigrants! Space aliens! And now THIS! Yep, non-native plants are sneaking into Western states too, and they are a REAL problem, so grab this nifty pocket guide and check those weeds in your yard or pasture against the dozens of color illustrations herein. If you think you have a nasty growing in your garden, do not approach the miscreant - contact your local ag agent or friendly BLM range guy or gal.

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Pocket Naturalist: Mushrooms

By James Kavanaugh 158355182-4

This handy and handsomely-illustrated pocket-sized guide shows twelve panels of the common mushrooms found in North America. Those little black skulls next to some of them indicate that you should NOT try cooking them without further consultation.

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Pocket Naturalist: Medicinal Plants

By James Kavanaugh 1583551905

A light and easy guide for Medicinal Plants with gorgeous full colored illustrations. Waterproof and tearproof plastic coating, 2002 fold out guide.

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Pocket Naturalist: Roadside Wildflowers

By James Kavanagh 9781583551790

Roadside Wildflowers is the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide to familiar, widespread wildflowers. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar species organized by color. Laminated for durability, this handy guide is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike

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Pocket Naturalist: Southwestern Desert Life

By James Kavanagh 1889903043

A light and easy guide to the most common species, both plant and animal, which inhabit the dry stretches of the Western states. Waterproof and tearproof plastic coating. 1998, fold-out guide

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Pocket Naturalist: Southwestern Desert Plants

By Kavanagh/leung 978158355-2087

Quick identification of desert plants in Arizoan, California, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah

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Pocket Naturalist: Trees

By James Kavanaugh 1583551786

A light and easy guide to Trees with gorgeous full color illustrations. Waterproof and tearproof plastic coating, 2002 fold out guide.

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Shrubs & Trees Of Southwest Deserts

By Janice E. Bowers 1-877856-34-7

Most people don`t think of trees in the desert. They`re there, they`re just not elms and dogwood. So set your expectations aside and discover the wide variety of large plant life in the dry lands of the Southwest. 1993, 140 pp.

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