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atlas of some plant distributions in the Sonoran Desert

James Rodney Hastings

atlas of some plant distributions in the Sonoran Desert

by James Rodney Hastings

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Published by University of Arizona, Institute of Atmospheric Physics in [Tucson] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Desert plants -- Sonoran Desert -- Maps,
  • Phytogeography -- Sonoran Desert -- Maps,
  • Phytogeography -- Maps

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 244-250

    Statement[by] James Rodney Hastings, Raymond M. Turner [and] Douglas K. Warren
    GenreMaps
    SeriesTechnical reports on the meteorology and climatology of arid regions, Technical reports on the meteorology and climatology of arid regions
    ContributionsTurner, R. M., Warren, Douglas K, University of Arizona. Institute of Atmospheric Physics
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 255 p.
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14634391M

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Atlas of some plant distributions in the Sonoran Desert by James Rodney Hastings Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Sonoran Desert, a fragile ecosystem, is under ever-increasing pressure from a burgeoning human population. This ecological atlas of the region's plants, a greatly enlarged and full revised version of the original atlas, will be an invaluable resource for plant ecologists, botanists, geographers, and other scientists, and for all with a serious interest in living with and protecting a Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hastings, James Rodney.

Atlas of some plant distributions in the Sonoran Desert. [Tucson] University of Arizona, Institute of Atmospheric Physics, []. The Sonoran Desert, a fragile ecosystem, is under ever-increasing pressure from a burgeoning human population.

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Turner, Janice E. Bowers, Tony L. Burgess The University of Arizona Press. Covers the Sonoran Desert region of Arizona, California, and Mexico. Truly an atlas, the book is packed with tradi-tional maps and accompanying text outlining the distributions of species of Sonoran Desert plants.

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turner, Janice E. Bowers, and Tony L. Burgess, this was published by the University of Arizona Press. This invaluable reference is sure to become a classic. Although some Sonoran species evolved in ancestral seasonally-dry tropical communities, the development of the unique regional climates and the evolution of characteristic desert-adapted plants and animals are thought to have combined to form the Sonoran Desert by about 8 million years ago (mya) in the late Miocene.

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Creosote bushes might be dubbed the “lords of longevity” among Sonoran Desert plants — with creosote clones from a single root system living. Sonoran Desert Plant Book Review Anyone with a serious interest in plants of the American Southwest will be definitely want a copy of “Sonoran Desert Plants-An Ecological Atlas.” By Raymond M.

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