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Native Trees Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America: A Planting Design Manual for Environmental Designers

ISBN: 978-0-471-28879-4
832 pages
November 1987
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A basic planting design reference, this book provides the amateur, student, and professional with information that assists in simplifying plant-use decisions where native plants are desired. The characteristics, cultural requirements, and most suitable environmental settings are identified for each plant.
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Table of Contents

NATIVE TREES.

Tree Elimination Key.

Tree Master Plates.

NATIVE SHRUBS AND VINES.

Shrub and Vine Elimination Key.

Shrub and Vine Master Plates.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.
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Author Information

Gary L. Hightshoe is professor of Landscape Architecture at Iowa State University, Ames, where he teaches courses in plant materials, planting design, and landscape resource management. He obtained his B.S.L.A. and M.L.A. degrees from Iowa State University. His current research interests include the development of a regional guide to environmental settings and associations of plants for landscape use in the north-central states. He is a strong advocate of the accelerated inventory and preservation of rare and threatened ecosystems.
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