Purshia: The Wild and Bitter Roses

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Among the plant species of the Great Basin rangeland, the Purshia - ancient members of the rose family evolved to survive the aridity and temperature extremes of this harsh region - are one of the most important. In this first book-length study of this key plant species, range scientists James A. Young and Charlie D. Clements offer a comprehensive examination of the biology of the Purshias and their significant role in the ecology of the Great Basin. The authors' discussion is both thorough and broad in scope. They cover ...

Purshia: The Wild and Bitter Roses 2002, University of Nevada Press

ISBN-13: 9780874174915

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