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Water Wise: Native Plants for Intermountain Landscapes

Mee, Wendy

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ISBN 10: 0874215617 / ISBN 13: 9780874215618
Published by Utah State University Press, 2003
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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0874215617 Mee, Wendy. Water Wise : Native Plants for Intermountain Landscapes. Barnes, Jared; Kjelgren, Roger; Sutton, Richard; Cerny, Teresa; Johnson, Craig. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2003. 220pp. Indexed. Illustrated. 4to. Hardcover with pictorial boards. Book condition: Very good with light rubbing to corners and covers. Bookseller Inventory # RMEEWAT00MEL

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Title: Water Wise: Native Plants for Intermountain ...

Publisher: Utah State University Press

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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Today, native plants and water conservation are subjects of vital interest to cities, offices, homeowners, and agriculture alike, as all are affected by the growing shortage of water in the Intermountain region.

This comprehensive volume provides specific information about shrubs, trees, grasses, forbs, and cacti that are native to most states in the Intermountain West, and that can be used in landscaping to conserve water, reflect and preserve the region's landscape character, and help protect its ecological integrity. The book is an invaluable guide for the professional landscaper, horticulturist, and others in the Intermountain nursery industry, as well as for the student, general reader, gardener, and homeowner.

Water Wise is both convenient and comprehensive. The heart of the book presents hundreds of species, devoting a full page to each, with a description of appearance, habitat, landscape use, and other comments. Color photographs illustrate each plant described. A reader-friendly introduction provides important background on the ecology of the Intermountain West, along with full descriptions of native plant habitats and associations.

An accessible resource of accurate native plant information for all readers, Water Wise will be indispensable to professional landscapers and amateurs alike.

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