Vascular Plants of New Mexico (Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden #140) (Hardcover)

Vascular Plants of New Mexico (Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden #140) By Kenneth D. Heil (Editor), Steve L. O’Kane Jr. (Editor) Cover Image

Vascular Plants of New Mexico (Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden #140) (Hardcover)

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A field-portable guide to all known and documented vascular plants in New Mexico.

A multidecade effort involving over sixty contributing botanists, Vascular Plants of New Mexico is an exhaustive treatment that contains taxonomic keys, plant descriptions, plant community types, elevation ranges, and general plant distributions, along with endemic and/or threatened status, of more than 4,000 known vascular plants in New Mexico.

In addition, this guide is enriched with color photographs of New Mexico vegetation, color plates of more than two hundred of the rarest species, and nineteen oil paintings by New Mexican artist Rod Hubble, capturing the stunning variation and beauty of the landscapes. Appropriate for plant enthusiasts, amateur botanists, professional biologists, consultants, academics, ecologists, and land management personnel, this book includes user-friendly keys and readable, consistent taxonomic treatments by expert authors.
 
Kenneth D. Heil is the founder of the San Juan College herbarium and was a lead field botanist and supervising editor for the Flora of the Four Corners Region. He is author of numerous scientific papers, several booklets on threatened and endangered species in New Mexico, and the Audubon Society Pocket Guide, Familiar Cacti: North America.

Steve L. O’Kane, Jr. was a lead field botanist and coeditor for the Flora of the Four Corners Region and is an emeritus professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Northern Iowa.
Product Details ISBN: 9781935641308
ISBN-10: 1935641301
Publisher: Missouri Botanical Garden Press
Publication Date: December 2nd, 2024
Pages: 1000
Language: English
Series: Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden