Inside Lone Star Wildflowers
Lone Star Wildflowers: A Guide to Texas Flowering Plants, published by Texas Tech University Press, offers easy identification through color grouping and provides a wealth of insights, from the origin of scientific and common names to growth cycles, uses, history, and native lore.
In the field, by the roadside, or in the classroom, Lone Star Wildflowers reveals the science, ecology, and rich lore of Texas flowers with these helpful features:
- Nearly 500 full-color flower photographs, grouped according to the color spectrum and further arranged by family
- An “Exploring Further” section in each color category, showing details of seedpods, leaves, buds, and fruits
- Current and historical uses of each species, including applications for landscaping, water conservation, traditional medicine, pharmaceuticals, and food
- Information about plant toxins and range management practices affecting livestock and wildlife
- Coverage of growth cycles throughout the seasons, depicting young plants, buds, mature seed heads, and fruits as well as flowers
Promotional material for book signings is available, including a high resolution Meet the Author poster , an image of the cover, a flyer describing Lone Star Wildflowers , and press release information.
Read more information about Lone Star Wildflowers in the TTUP Fall/Winter Catalog, as well as about other books published by Texas Tech University Press.