Covering more than 160 southwestern plant medicines, within 102 profiles, Medicinal Plants of the American Southwest describes each plant’s medicinal use, therapeutic indication, geographic range, botanical characteristics, chemical composition, preparation, dosage, and cautions.
Anna Sofaer found the now-famous “Sun Dagger” petroglyph site on a desert butte high above Chaco Culture National Historical Park at Summer Solstice in 1977, leading to 30 years research into the meaning of ancient Chaco’s astronomical expressions.
This book is the best first step to your own authentic southwestern garden. Features step-by-step instructions for plants such as corn, beans, squash, and many other beautiful and delicious food plants.
In this updated and expanded version of his 1982 book Fossils of New Mexico, Kues offers a detailed overview of the fauna and flora of New Mexico through the past 500 million years, from Cambrian through Pleistocene time.
Filled with concise descriptions and stunning photographs, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southeastern States belongs in the home of every resident of the Southeast and in the suitcase or backpack of every visitor.