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The Splendid Ocotillo

The Splendid Ocotillo


  • The Splendid Ocotillo

    The Splendid Ocotillo

    $9.95 Excl. tax

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    Discover why the ocotillo is the desert's most splendid plant. Explore interactions with animals, use by Native Americans and challenges resulting from global warming.

    Only book available on the Southwest's most iconic and widespread plant, the Ocotillo. Chapters on Indian uses, distribution, flowering, name origin, plant relatives, animal relationships (including hummingbirds), herbivory by bighorn sheep, and adaptations to drought. Excellent bibliography. Spectacular photographs included.

    48 pages

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