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Missouri Wildflowers (Sixth Edition)   (new) $14.00 plus $6 priority mail shipping (1 or 2 books)

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Tallgrass Prairie Wildflowers   
  

Ozark Wildflowers
      
Go Native

Growing and Propagating Wildflowers

Shrubs and Woody Vines of Missouri

Butterflies and Moths of Missouri
Wildflowers in your Garden

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Easyliving Wildflowers
PO Box  522
Willow Springs,  Mo.  65793

For additional information on native wildflowers go to the wildflower seed list. It contains links to photographs of individual wildflowers, plant descriptions, common names, range distribution maps, scientific names and pronunciations for each of our wildflower species. 

 

Missouri Wildflowers book by Edgan denison new 6th edition cover picture Missouri Wildflowers   The new sixth edition is now available
New book with larger pictures- The sixth edition of Denison's classic makes identifying common Missouri wildflowers easy. Of the book's 297 color photographs, more than 200 are new. They are arranged by flower color and blooming time. Plant descriptions, which include plant characteristics, habitat, range and name derivations, accompany each photo. The book's appendix provides descriptions of an additional 163 plants and 71 plant families represented in Missouri. Missouri Wildflowers also features Denison's original illustrations and a glossary of botanical terms.
297 color photographs,  paperback, revised 1998   
Author - Edgar Denison, 280 Page, Larger Size - 7" X 10", Paperback, Price $14.00 plus $6.00 priority mail shipping,  
 ISBN #1-887247-17-3

 

wpe3.jpg (28597 bytes) Ozark Wildflowers
A variety of showy wildflowers can be found in a diversity of interesting habitats in the Ozarks, ranging from desert like glades to wetlands. This full-color book contains beautiful photos, easy-to-understand descriptions, and interesting facts on 355 wildflowers frequently encountered in the Ozarks. The wildflowers are arranged by color and season of bloom to aid in quick identification. Don Kurz is a trained botanist and professional nature photographer. He has written and illustrated numerous magazine articles, calendars, and is author of Scenic Driving the Ozarks. He resides just outside of Jefferson City, Missouri.

Author - Don Kurz, 262 Pages, Paperback, Size 6 X 9, 
$19.95 plus shipping  ISBN # 1-56044-730-3

 

books.4.jpg (33354 bytes) Tallgrass Prairie Wildflowers
A useful tool for both the novice and the expert, this thorough, user-friendly field guide identifies over 250 flowers and grasses with descriptions and habitat/range information.  These close-up color photographs were taken throughout the tallgrass prairie region.  Precise descriptions of 295 species, over 320 color photographs, directory map of tallgrass prairies in 13 states.

Author - Doug Ladd and Frank Oberle, Pages 264, Size 6 X 9, Paperback, 
$19.95 plus shipping  ISBN # 1-56044-299-9

 

gonativebook.jpg (38961 bytes) Go Native
This informative and user-friendly book provides everything you need to know about gardening with native plants and wildflowers in the Lower Midwest is here. The first three chapters explain methods of planning, site and soil preparation, garden design, plant selection, and propagation, for those renovating an existing garden as well as those starting from scratch. The next five discuss native trees, shrubs, vines, ground covers, and ferns. Four chapters then delve into creating native-plant environments—prairies and meadows, wetlands, woodlands, or wildlife, bird, or butterfly habitat. A short chapter deals with the elimination of invasive exotics. The final section, “Resources,” has up-to-date lists of mail-order nurseries, state forestry departments, native plant societies, and references. Illustrated with 125 botanically correct drawings and approximately.
64 color photos, 125 b&w illus., September, 1999
Author - Carolyn Harstad, Pages 278, Size 7 X 9, Paperback, 
Price $24.95 plus shipping, ISBN # 0-253-21302-9

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gro&propwldflrbook.jpg (35453 bytes)  Growing and Propagating Wildflowers
This book, the most complete and expert treatment of wild flower propagation and cultivation to date, offers a sure approach to gardening with native plants while practicing good conservation. Based on ten years of pioneering research at the North Carolina Botanical Garden, Growing and Propagating Wild Flowers features practical, easy-to-follow methods for raising native plants from seeds, cuttings, and divisions. specific instructions on the propagation and cultivation of plants representing nearly 100 genera of wild flowers, carnivorous plants, and ferns. more than 250 illustrations, including 32 color photographs and 3 sample design plans for a perennial border. For each species treated, the author includes descriptions of growth habits, flowers, fruits and seeds. outstanding ornamental characteristics, flowering and fruiting times detailed directions on the collection, cleaning, storage, and germination of seed. information on cultivation and use in the home landscape. notes on related species and their propagation. The native plants cited as examples are found primarily in the eastern United States. The propagation and handling techniques, however, will be useful throughout the temperate areas of the country.
32 color illustrations, 260 b&w illus.

Author - Harry R. Phillips, Pages 331, Size 7 3/8 x 9 1/8, Paperback

Price $19.95 plus shipping ISBN # 0-8078-4131-5

 

shrubbook.jpg (24298 bytes) Shrubs and Woody Vines of Missouri
Everyone from professional botanists to homeowners who want to learn more about shrubs for native landscaping will find this book useful. Shrubs and Woody Vines provide food and habitat for many species of wildlife and add beauty to home landscaping. Until now, no single reference has been available for these plants. This book provides detailed descriptions and illustrations of 170 species of native and nonnative shrubs and vines that grow wild in Missouri. Methods for planting and propagation are included.1997
Author Don Kurz, Pages 387, Size 8x10, Paperback
Price $12.00 plus shipping, ISBN # 1-887247-12-2

 

books.3.jpg (30749 bytes) Butterflies and Moths of Missouri
There are as many species of butterflies and moths in Missouri as there are plants. With 833 color photographs and descriptions of 324 species of butterflies and moths, this is the perfect guide for both experienced and amateur lepidopterists. Range, habits, size, status of each species, larval food plants and brief descriptions of mature larva, where known, are included. Conservation and collecting also are discussed in this colorful and educational book.
Author - Richard and Joan Heitzman, Pages 285, Size 6 X 9, Paperback,
Price $14.00 plus shipping, ISBN # 1-887247-06-8

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Here are a few more books on wildflowers

Wildflowers in your Garden by Viki Ferreniea, 
ISBN 0-679-41453-3  -hard to find out of print, hardback
(Random House) - 

A Gardener¹s Encyclopedia of Wildflowers by C. Colston
Burrell, ISBN 0-87596-723-X 
(Rodale Press, Inc.), hardback - 

The Wildflower Meadow Book: A Gardener's Guide by Laura C.
Martin, ISBN 0-87106-436-7 
(The Globe Peuqot Press), paperback - 

The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook, edited by Stephen Packard and Cornelia F. Mutel, 
ISBN 1-55963-320-4, (Island Press), paperback - 

Brooklyn Botanic Garden guide - Woodland Gardens - edited by C. Colston Burrell
ISBN 0-945352-90-5,  paperback - 

Brooklyn Botanic Garden guide - Ferns - edited by C. Colston Burrell,
ISBN 0-945352-82-4, paperback - 

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Wildflowers in your Garden by Viki Ferreniea, 
ISBN 0-679-41453-3  -hard to find out of print, hardback
(Random House) - Price $29.95   (plus shipping)

A Gardener¹s Encyclopedia of Wildflowers by C. Colston
Burrell, ISBN 0-87596-723-X 
(Rodale Press, Inc.), hardback - Price $29.95   (plus shipping)

The Wildflower Meadow Book: A Gardener's Guide by Laura C.
Martin, ISBN 0-87106-436-7 
(The Globe Peuqot Press), paperback - price $22.50   (plus shipping)

The Tallgrass Restoration Handbook, edited by Stephen Packard and Cornelia F. Mutel, 
ISBN 1-55963-320-4, (Island Press), paperback - Price $19.95   (plus shipping)

Brooklyn Botanic Garden guide - Woodland Gardens - edited by C. Colston Burrell
ISBN 0-945352-90-5,  paperback - Price $9.00   (plus shipping)

Brooklyn Botanic Garden guide - Ferns - edited by C. Colston Burrell,
ISBN 0-945352-82-4, paperback - Price $9.00   (plus shipping)