Links and Resources
Flora Neomexicana I, II, and III
by Kelly W. Allred and Robert DeWitt Ivey
Identification keys are provided for the 4204 taxa (3783 species) of vascular plants found in New Mexico. About one-half of the species are illustrated. Habitat, distribution, and ecological notes are provided.
Trees and Shrubs of New Mexico
by Jack L. Carter
Over 500 stunning full-color photographs not only aid in identification but demonstrate the beauty of the native flora. Over 450 finely detailed illustrations highlight the important characteristics of each species. This edition describes 496 species (21 more than previous edition) including common cultivated and introduced species. Colorful county maps show each species' distribution in New Mexico. Updated nomenclature and taxonomic information help with identification. Biographical sketches of noted botanists provide historical context. Landscaping tips for using native species help gardeners understand what plants are appropriate for the New Mexico climate.
available locally at the Herbarium for $25.00
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