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Dr. Kit Carlson

Succulents: An Illustrated Field Guide

Succulents: An Illustrated Field Guide

By: Dr. Kit Carlson
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A beautifully illustrated pocket-size guide to succulents—a must-have for any houseplant enthusiast’s library.

Succulents is a compact, beautifully illustrated field guide to 50 varieties of succulents. Inside this elegant paperback are full-page illustrations accompanied by profiles detailing each plant’s natural habitat, identifying characteristics, care and keeping tips, common pests and diseases, purchasing notes, and more. Whether you want a crash course on succulents or are interested in interior design and potted arrangements, this is the perfect reading companion.

Inside you’ll find:

  • White Mexican Rose (Echeveria elegans)
  • Elephant Bush (Portulacaria afra)
  • Spiral Aloe (Aloe polyphylla)
  • Baby Rubber Plant (Peperomia obtusifolia)
  • Burro’s Tail (Sedum morganianum)

And many, many more! Visually stunning, Succulents is an engrossing overview of these diverse species. Use this book as a guide to plant care and learn which houseplants are right for you and your lifestyle. New houseplant parents, experienced botanists, and gardeners alike will find opportunities for discovery on every page.

  • Contributor(s): Dr. Kit Carlson
  • About the Contributor(s): Dr. Kit Carlson earned her PhD in Plant Microbiology and Pathology at the University of Missouri, and conducted her post-doctoral research at Virginia Tech, focused on molecular diagnostics of plant disease. Kit has been a botany professor for nearly two decades. During her tenure she has served thousands of students and developed and instructed more than fifteen different plant science courses. She and her students have conducted and published research on a wide range of topics, including plant disease, medicinal plants, ethnobotany, public land, science education, and more.
  • ISBN-13 9781646434534
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 144
  • Dimensions: 7.0(h) x 5.0(w) x 0.7(d) inches
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