"A goldmine of information that represents more than three decades of careful compilation." Economic Botany"Marvellous introductions to the ecology of each species. . . . A must-have for the serious naturalist and field ecologist working in the Sonoran." Tree"A most remarkable mine of information." Cactus and Succulent Journal"The new reference list alone is probably reason enough for any plant ecologist who has worked in the southwestern deserts to rush out and get this book." Plant Science Bulletin"To anyone interested in Sonoran Desert flora, this book is probably the best and most current reference." Academic Library Book Review“It’s a welcome whiff of mission in an otherwise technical manual-and the call-out to citizen scientists is more relevant now than ever.” —High Country News
About the Author
Janice Emily Bowers is a botanist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Tucson. Tony L. Burgess, formerly with the USGS, is a plant ecologist who designed the desert, thornscrub, and savanna biomes for Biosphere 2.