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Plant Bibliography


Ajilvsgi, G.  1979.  Wild flowers of the Big Thicket, east Texas, and western Louisiana.  Texas A&M Univ. Press.  College Station, TX.

Allen, C. M.  1980.  Grasses of Louisiana.  2nd ed.  Univ.  Southw. LA Press, Lafayette, LA.

Andrews, Jonathan and Anthony Huxley.  1986.  The country diary book of creating a wildflower garden.  Henry Holt & Co., New York.

Auston, Richard L. 1986.  Wild gardening.  Strategies and producers using native plantings.  Simon & Schuster; New York.

Birdseye, C. and E. G. Birdseye.  1972.  Growing woodland plants.  Dover Publ. New York.

Brown, C. A.  1945.  Louisiana trees and shrubs.  Louisiana Forestry Comm.  Bull. 1: 1-262.  reprinted by Claitor’s Publ. Div. B.R., LA.

__________.  1964.  Commercial trees of Louisiana.  Louisiana Forest Comm.  Bull. 10: 1-


__________.  1972.  Wildflowers of Louisiana and adjoining states.  L.S.U. Press.  Baton Rouge, LA

Bruce, H.  1976.  How to grow wildflowers and wild shrubs and trees in your own garden.  Alfred A. Knopf.  New York.

Caillet, M. and J. K. Mertzweiller.  1988.  The Louisiana Iris.  Texas Gardner Press, Waco.

Chabreck, R. H. and R. E. Condrey.  1979.  Common vascular plants of the Louisiana marsh.  L.S.U. Center Wetland Res. Baton Rouge, LA.

Courtenay, B. and J. H. Zimmerman.  1972.  Wildflowers and weeds.  Van Nostrand Reinhold Co.  New York.

Crockett, J. and O. Allen.  1977.  Wildflower gardening.  Time-Life Encycl. Gardening.  Alexandria, VA.           

__________ and Oliver E. Allen.  The editors of Time-Life book of wildflower gardening.  Henry Holt & Co., New York. 

Cuthbert, M. J.  1948.  How to know the fall flowers.  Wm. C. Brown Co. Publ. Dubuque, IA. 

Dormon, C.  1958.  Flowers native to the deep south.  Claitor’s Publ. Div.  Baton Rouge, LA. 

__________. 1965.  Natives referred.  Claitor’s Publ. Div.  Baton Rouge, LA.

Duncan, W. H. and L. E. Foote.  1975.  Wildflowers of the southeastern United States.  Univ. Georgia Press.  Athens, GA.

Eleuterius, L. N.  1981.  Tidal marsh plants.  Miss.-Ala. Sea Grant Consort. Oceans Springs, MS.

Ferguson, G. F.  1977.  Thee how and why book of wild flowers.  Grosse & Dunlap Publ.  New York. Gill, D. and P. Bonnett.  1973.  Nature in the urban landscape:  a study of city ecosystems.  York Press.  Baltimore, MD.

Foote, L. E. and S. B. Jones, Jr.  1989.  Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast.  Landscaping Uses and Identification.  Timber Press, Portland, OR.

Greene, W. F. and H. L. Blomquist.  1953.  Flowers of the south:  native and exotic.  Univ. North Carolina Press.  Chapel Hill, NC.

Grelen, H. E. and V. L. Duv all.  1966.  Common plants of longleaf pine-bluestem range.  U.S. Forest Serv. Res. Pap. SO-23: 1-96.

Headstrom, Rl  1984.  Suburban wildflowers.  Prentice-Hall.  Englewood, NJ.

Hull, H. S.  1962.  Gardening with wildflowers.  Brooklyn Botanical Garden.  New York.

Kenfield, W. G.  1972.  Wild gardener in the wild landscape.  Hafner Press.  New York.

Lasseigne, A.  1973.  Louisiana legumes.  Univ. Southw. LA. Southw. Stud:  Sci. Ser. 1: 1-


Little, E. L.  1980.  The Audubon Society field guide to North American trees.  Eastern region.  Alfred A. Knopf.  New York.

MacRoberts, D. T.  1984.  The vascular plants of Louisiana.  An annotated checklist and bibliography of the vascular plants reported to grow without cultivation in Louisiana.  L.S.U.-Shreveport, Bull. Mus. Life Sci.  (6):1-165.

Maisenhelder, L. C.  1969.  Identifying juvenile seedlings in southern hardwood forest.  U.S.D.A. Forest Serv. Res. Pap. SO-47: 1-77.

Martin, L. C.  1984.  Wildflower folklore.  East Woods Press.  Charlotte, NC.

Mickel, J. T.  1979.  How to know the ferns and fern allies.  Wm. C. Brown Co. Publ.  Dubuque, IA.

__________ with E. Fiore.  1979.  The home gardener’s book of ferns.  Holt, Rinehart and Winston.  New York. 

Miller, H. A. and H. E. Jaques.  1978.  How to know the trees.  Wm. C. Brown Co. Publ.  Dubuque, IA.

McDaniel, S.  1983.  Checklist of the native woody plants of the Pearl River Basin.  Crosby Arboretum Found.  Hattiesburg, Miss.

Niering, W. A. and N. C. Olmstead.  1979.  The Audubon Society field guide to North American Wildflowers.  Eastern region.  Alfred A. Knopf.  New York..

Odenwald, N. G. and J. R. Turner.  1996.  Plants for the south; a guide for landscape design.  3rd ed.   Claitor’s Publ. Div.  Baton Rouge, LA.

Peterson, R. T. and M. McKenny.  1968.  A field guide to wildflowers of northeastern and north-central North America.  Houghton-Miflin.  Boston. .

Petrides, G. A.  1972.  A field guide to trees and shrubs.  Houghton-Miflin.  Boston.  428pp.

Phillips, H. R.  1985.  Growing and propagating wildflowers. Univ. North Carolina Press.   Chapel Hill, NC. .

Prescott, G. W.  1980.  How to know the aquatic plants.  Wm. C. Brown Co. Publ.  Dubuque, IA.

Reese, W. D.  1992.  Acadiana Flora.  Native and Naturalized Woody Plants of South-Central Louisiana.  Center for Louisiana Stud., Univ. Southw. LA.

Rickett, H. W.  1967.  Wildflowers of the United States.  Vol. 2. (2 parts).  The Southeastern states.  McGraw-Hill Book Co.  New York.

Smyser, C. A.  1982.  Nature’s design.  Rodale Press.  Emmaus, PA.

Sperka, M.  1973.  Growing wildflowers:  a gardener’s guide.  Harper & Row Publ.  New York

Stevenson, V.  1985.  The wild garden.  Making natural gardens using wild and native plants.  Penguin Books.  New York.

Tenebaum, F.  1973.  Gardening with wildflowers.  Charles Scribner’s Sons.  New York.

__________.  1975.  A complete guide for beginners and experienced gardeners.  Gardening with wildflower.  Ballentine Book, New York.

Thieret, J. W.  1972.  Checklist of the vascular flora of Louisiana.  Part 1.  Ferns and fern allies, gymnosperms, and monoctyledons.  Lafayette Nat. Hist. Mus. Bull. 2: 1-48.

__________.  1980.  Louisiana ferns and fern allies.  Lafayette Nat. Hist. Mus. and Univ. Southw. La. Press.  Lafayette, LA