Plant books

These are books that Diana finds useful either in the field or for learning more about the plants and their uses. If you use the link to go to Amazon to purchase the book (or anything else), ExploreNM.com makes a small amount off of the sale. This is one way to support this site.
Carter, Jack L. 1997. Trees and Shrubs of New Mexico. Boulder, CO: Johnson Books, Distributor
Foxx, Teralene S. and Dorothy Hoard. 1984. Flowers of the Southwestern Forests and Woodlands. Los Alamos: Los Alamos Historical Society. Amazon carries an edition whose publisher is listed as University of New Mexico Press
Moore, Michael. 1989. Medicinal Plants of the Desert and Canyon West. Santa Fe (NM): Museum of New Mexico Press.
Irish, Gary and Irish, Mary F. 2000. Agaves, Yuccas, and Related Plants: A Gardener's Guide. Timber Press.
Hauth, Katherine B. and Kay Sather. 1996. Night Life of the Yucca: The Story of a Flower and a Moth. Ages 9-12. Roberts Rinehart Pub.
Flowering Plants of New Mexico by Robert Dewitt Ivey, Self-published, (1996)
Nanise': A Navajo Herbal: One Hundred Plants From the Navajo Reservation, by Vernon O. Mayes, Barbara Bayless Lacy, Navajo Community College Press (January 1, 1989)
Flowers of the Southwestern Forests and Woodlands by Teralene S. Foxx, Dorothy Hoard, University of New Mexico Press (January 1985)
Shrubs and Trees of the Southwest Uplands (Popular series - Southwest Parks and Monuments Association ; no. 19) (Paperback) by Francis Hapgood Elmore
Flowers of the Southwest Mountains by Leslie Preston Arnberger, Southwest Parks & Monuments Association (December 1982). The edition we quoted above was published in 1974.
Common Southwestern Native Plants: An Identification Guide (Paperback) by Jack L. Carter, Martha A. Carter, Donna J. Stevens, Mimbres Press (October 2003)
Edible and Medicinal Plants of the West by Gregory L. Tilford, Mountain Press Publishing Company (June 1997)
Canyon Country Wildflowers: Including Arches and Canyonlands National Parks by Damian Fagan, Falcon (February 1998)
Weeds of the West by Tom D. Whitson, Western Society of Weed Science; 5th edition (January 1999)


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