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Contents Preface vii Acknowledgments viii Introduction 1 Chapter One: Evolution, Classification, and Botanical Characteristics 3 Chapter Two: Ecology and Habitats of Cacti, Agaves, and Yuccas 15 Chapter Three: Species Profiles 25 Cactaceae 27 Agavaceae 145 Nolinas, Ocotillo, and Non-Native Species 177 Chapter Four: Conservation and Cultivation 187 Chapter Five: Exploring the Cactus Country of California and Nevada 199 Appendices A: Cactus, Agave, and Yucca Species of California and Nevada 210 B: Major Vegetation Types and Habitats for Cacti, Agaves, and Yuccas 212 C: Scientific Names for Non-featured Species 215 D: Cholla Species Comparison 216 E: Prickly-pear Species Comparison 218 F: Species Rarity Status 220 G: Education, Conservation, and Cultivation Resources 221 H: Species List For Selected Public Lands in California and Nevada 222 Key to the Genera 228 Glossary 230 Bibliography 232 Index 240
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Cactus -- California.
Agaves -- California.
Yucca -- California.
Cactus -- Nevada.
Agaves -- Nevada.
Yucca -- Nevada.