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Author Powell, A. Michael.

Title Cacti of Texas : a field guide : with emphasis on the Trans-Pecos species / A. Michael Powell, James F. Weedin, and Shirley A. Powell.

Published Lubbock, Tex. : Texas Tech University Press, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  583.5609764 POWE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 383 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), maps ; 23 cm.
Series Grover E. Murray studies in the American Southwest.
Grover E. Murray studies in the American Southwest.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 366-372) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Classification of Cacti -- Key to the Genera -- Descriptive Cactus Flora -- Opuntia: Club Chollas, Chollas, Prickly Pears -- Peniocereus: Desert Night-Blooming Cereus -- Echinocereus: Hedgehog Cactus -- Echinocactus: Eagle-Claw Cactus, Horse-Crippler -- Ferocactus: Barrel Cactus -- Hamatocactus: Twisted-Rib Cactus -- Thelocactus: Glory of Texas -- Lophophora: Peyote -- Ariocarpus: Living Rock Cactus -- Neolloydia: Cone Cactus -- Glandulicactus: Eagle-Claw Cactus -- Ancistrocactus: Fishhook Cactus -- Toumeya: Grama-Grass Cactus -- Echinomastus: Pineapple Cactus -- Epithelantha: Button-Cactus -- Mammillaria: Pincushion Cactus -- Coryphantha: Pincushion Cactus, Beehive Cactus, Cory Cactus -- Other Genera: Triangle Cactus, Star Cactus, Lemonvine, Queen of the Night.
Summary "A field guide to the cacti of Texas, with emphasis on the Trans-Pecos, the region of the Chihuahuan Desert extension into Texas where most of the species of cacti of Texas may be found"--Provided by publisher.
Other author Weedin, James F.
Powell, Shirley A.
Subject Cactus -- Texas -- Identification.
Cactus -- Trans-Pecos (Tex. and N.M.) -- Identification.
Variant Title Cacti of Texas : a field guide.
ISBN 0896726118 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780896726116 (paperback: alk. paper)