Native ferns, moss & grasses

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Houghton Mifflin,
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c2008.
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English
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A series of beautiful, concise guides for growing and propagating native North American plants.

William Cullina's fresh and informative take on identifying and caring for native plants comes full circle inNative Ferns, Moss, and Grass, the third book in a series (which also includesWildflowers and Native Trees, Shrubs and Vines) that combines encyclopedic information about North American species with practical instruction. Cullina notes that ferns, moss, and grasses are the green canvas for colorful blooms: they bring a level of refinement and sophistication that no flower can match, and no garden is complete without them.Native Ferns, Moss and Grasses offers a thorough discussion of plant hardiness, and for each species the natural range, type of soil, and habitat in which the plant thrives is indicated. The book concludes with complete information on where to buy featured plants and suggested species for various uses and spaces.

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table_of_contents Introduction -- Statement on wild collecting -- What is a native plant? -- Understanding plant hardiness -- Cultivation -- pt. I: Ferns. Introduction to ferns -- Anatomy -- Encyclopedia of ferns -- pt. II: Mosses. Introduction to mosses -- Anatomy -- Gardening with mosses -- Encyclopedia of mosses -- pt. III: Grasses, sedges, and rushes. Introduction to grasses, sedges, and rushes -- Gardening with grasses -- Warm- versus cool-season grasses -- Encyclopedia of grasses, sedges, and rushes -- pt. IV: Propagation. Introduction to propagation -- Propagation table -- Ferns and fern allies for various uses and conditions -- Grasses, sedges, and rushes for various uses and conditions -- Sources of native plants -- Native plant societies of the United States and Canada -- Related organizations -- Selected botanic gardens and arboreta specializing in native plant display collections and/or conservation -- Glossary.
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