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Books filed under "Natural history"

Octopus: The Ocean's Intelligent Invertebrate by Jennifer A. Mather, Roland C. Anderson, and James B. Wood

The first comprehensive natural history of this smart denizen of the sea. $27.95

A Short History of the Honey Bee: Humans, Flowers, and Bees in the Eternal Chase for Honey by E. Readicker-Henderson and Ilona

Buzz through time on the wings of this misunderstood insect. $19.95

The Iris Family: Natural History and Classification by Peter Goldblatt and John C. Manning

The definitive botanical treatment on the diversity of the Iridaceae. $79.95

A Natural History of Conifers by Aljos Farjon

A compelling and illuminating account of the extraordinary relatives of ordinary garden conifers. $39.95

In Search of Ancient Oregon: A Geological and Natural History by Ellen Morris Bishop

A beautifully photographed, expertly written account of Oregon's fascinating geological history. $29.95

Garden Flora: The Natural and Cultural History of the Plants in Your Garden by Noel Kingsbury

Every garden plant has an origination story. $40.00

The Magical World of Moss Gardening by Annie Martin

Give moss a second look. This extraordinary plant can be grown intentionally for stunning, eco-friendly results. $24.95

The Complete Chile Pepper Book: A Gardener's Guide to Choosing, Growing, Preserving, and Cooking by Dave DeWitt and Paul W. Bosland

Peppers profiled. $19.95

Vanilla Orchids: Natural History and Cultivation by Ken Cameron

An overview of the world's most popular flavor and fragrance, the Vanilla orchid. $34.95

The Complete Book of Potatoes: What Every Grower and Gardener Needs to Know by Hielke De Jong, Joseph B. Sieczka, and Walter De Jong

The only comprehensive resource for commercial potato growers. $34.95

Japanese Maples: The Complete Guide to Selection and Cultivation (Fourth Edition) by J. D. Vertrees and Peter Gregory

A classic, with 600 of these unique trees, including 150 new introductions. $49.95

The New Encyclopedia of Daylilies: More Than 1700 Outstanding Selections by Ted L. Petit and John P. Peat

Hundreds of new hybrids of the premier flowering perennial. $49.95