A Natural History Of The Sonoran Desert

Author: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (Tucson, Ariz.)
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520219809
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"A Natural History of the Sonoran Desert provides the most complete collection of Sonoran Desert natural history information ever compiled and is a perfect introduction to this biologically rich desert of North America."--BOOK JACKET.

A Natural History Of The Sonoran Desert

Author: Steven John Phillips
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520287479
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"This book takes readers deep into the Sonoran Desert, looking closely at the relationships of plants and animals with the land and people, through time and across landscapes.

Sonoran Desert Spring

Author: John Alcock
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816513996
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Only the desert itself, arrayed in its April apparel, can rival the beauty of this book." √ĎArizona Highways "Deserts are not as bereft of life as they seem; their barren landscapes can support a remarkable variety of plant and animal life, ...

Gathering The Desert

Author: Gary Paul Nabhan
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816510146
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Looks at the history and uses of plants of the Sonoran Desert, including creosote, palm trees, mesquite, organpipe cactus, amaranth, chiles, and Devil's claw Gathering the Desert explores desert plants as calories, cures, and characters and ...

The Sonoran Desert Tortoise

Author: Thomas R. Van Devender
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Differences in climate and habitat have shaped the evolution of three races of desert tortoises as they have adapted to changes in heat, rainfall, and sources of food and shelter as the deserts developed in the last ten million years.This ...

Food Plants Of The Sonoran Desert

Author: Wendy C. Hodgson
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816520602
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"Food Plants of the Sanoran Desert includes not only plants such as gourds and legumes but also unexpected food sources such as palms, lilies, and cattails, all of which have provided nutrition to desert peoples.

A Natural History Of The Sonoran Desert

Author: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (Tucson, Ariz.)
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520219805
Size: 65.12 MB
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Sabino Canyon

Author: David Wentworth Lazaroff
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816513444
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For anyone curious about life in a genuine Southwestern oasis, this book captures the beauty and uniqueness of a natural treasure-house located in a bustling city's back yard.

Showdown In The Sonoran Desert

Author: Ananda Rose
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019994282X
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This book offers reflections on a daunting and controversial ethical question: How should we treat the strangers who enter this country illegally?