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The Journals of Hipolito Ruiz: Spanish Botanist in Peru and Chile, 1777–1788 by Hipólito Ruiz and Richard Evans Schultes

Ruiz's journals of about 2000 plants found in South America.

Conifers of the World: The Complete Reference by James E. Eckenwalder

The first comprehensive update of conifer taxonomy in nearly a century. $59.95

The Timber Press Dictionary of Plant Names by Walter von Erhardt, Siegmund Seybold, Nils Bödeker, and Erich Götz

Complete and up-to-date, with 20,000 species of wild and garden plants. $39.95

The Art of Botanical Drawing: An Introductory Guide by Agathe Ravet-Haevermans

A beginner's guide to botanical illustration that shows artists the basics of painting and drawing plants. $19.95

Mind-Altering and Poisonous Plants of the World by Michael Wink and Ben-Erik van Wyk

Plants used for poison darts, traditional medicine, and ceremonial and spiritual purposes. $49.95

Botanical Latin (Fourth Edition) by William T. Stearn

A classic primer for learning grammar, syntax, punctuation, and vocabulary, as well as fascinating information on Latinate geographical names. $34.95

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

Buried Treasures: Finding and Growing the World's Choicest Bulbs by Jānis Rukšāns

Information and adventure from one of the world's leading bulb experts. $39.95

Plant Resins: Chemistry, Evolution, Ecology, and Ethnobotany by Jean H. Langenheim

The remarkable roles resins play in the lives of plants and people. $49.95

The Rock Garden Plant Primer: Easy, Small Plants for Containers, Patios, and the Open Garden by Christopher Grey-Wilson

Grow rock garden plants without the rocks. $29.95

Bleeding Hearts, Corydalis, and Their Relatives by Mark C. Tebbitt, Magnus Lidén, and Henrik Zetterlund

Includes all the cultivated species in the popular bleeding heart family. $34.95

The Pines of Mexico and Central America by Jesse P. Perry, Jr.

Compiles information on the author's 40 years of researching Mexican pines.