An excellent guide to the wildflowers of Louisiana from Dr. Charles M. Allen who knows the Louisiana flora like few others. Well written with excellent information and illustrated with beautiful color photographs by Kenneth E. Wilson. This is a must have for anyone who appreciates the beautiful wildflowers that grace Louisiana and neighboring areas. Makes an excellent resource or field guide for professionals or beginners.
An in depth look at the woody plants that can be found growing across Louisiana as well as much of the Gulf South and beyond. This reference provides detailed information for identification, growing regions, and much more. Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Louisiana is a book that should be on anyone's shelf who appreciates native plants as well as botanists and taxonomists!
Did you know that the Native American Indians harvested and ate over 200 species of native plants? 'Edible Plants of the Gulf South' provides a window into the culinary uses of many of the plants that grow in our forests and back yards that have long been forgotten. This easy to read reference is a must read for the organic chef, naturalist, and survival buff! Bon appetit! Written by Dr. Charles M. Allen, PhD, Andrew W. Allen, B.S, Dr. Harry Winters, M.D.
This is an in depth look into the native and introduced grasses of Louisiana and much of the Gulf South. Providing in depth keys for identification, parishes that they have been found in, detailed line drawings, and typical growing areas, this detailed reference is a must have for any serious student of the Poaceae or anyone interested in native plant species.