Title: Native Plants: A Viable Option-Special ...
Publisher: Berkeley: California Native Plant Society
Publication Date: 1977
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
4to softcover in tan stapled wraps with title & floral illustration in brown. No printing specified. Fine/: No defects externally or internally; text itself exceptionally clean, bright & unmarked. Introduction by David Kell, Ph.D; Appendices. 213pp. Discussions on the use of California native plants presented in a symposium at California Polytechnic University in 1976, which was the outgrowth of a series of talks on various aspects of native plant use given in Fall & Winter of 1975. Those initial talks primarily involved botanists Tim Gaskin, Malcolm McLeod and Dirk Walters, but later was expanded to include CNPS members. The symposium published here includes talks on Plant Communities in California; Bringing Natives into Cultivation; Propagation; Rare Plants; Natives in the Home Garden; Landscaping; The Trade; Selecting Plants; Drought Resistant Plants; Herbicides; California Indian uses of Native Plants(Lengthy article); Disease; Modern Uses; Jojoba; Rock Gardens. Also includes appendices. A very nice copy covering major topics in plant use. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-10639573372
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