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Author Turner, Nancy J., 1947-
Title The North American guide to common poisonous plants and mushrooms / Nancy J. Turner and Patrick von Aderkas.
Publisher Portland : Timber Press, 2009.
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 Book Stacks  QK100.N6 T87 2009  AVAILABLE
Descript 375 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 344-355) and index.
Note Rev. ed. of: Common poisonous plants and mushrooms of North America / Nancy J. Turner and Adam F. Szczawinski. c1991.
Contents Poisonous mushrooms -- Poisonous plants of wild areas -- Poisonous garden and crop plants -- Poisonous houseplants and subtropical garden plants.
Summary "If people knew how many poisonous plants are commonly found in homes and gardens, they'd be shocked. Plants as common as monkshood, castorbean, and oleander are not just dangerous, they're deadly. "The North American Guide to Common Poisonous Plants and Mushrooms" is a comprehensive, easy-to-use handbook. The book is split into four main categories: mushrooms, wild plants, ornamental and crop plants, and houseplants. Each plant entry includes a clear photograph to aid the task of identification, a description of the plant, notes on where they commonly occur, and a description of their toxic properties. Plants are listed by common name to assist the non-specialist." --NHBS Environment Bookstore.
ISBN 9780881929294
0881929298
ISBN/ISSN 2969359
Subject Poisonous plants -- Identification.
Poisonous plants -- Toxicology.
Mushrooms, Poisonous -- Identification.
Mushrooms, Poisonous -- Toxicology.
Poisonous plants -- North America -- Identification.
Mushrooms, Poisonous -- North America -- Identification.
Alt Author Aderkas, P. von.
Turner, Nancy J., 1947- Common poisonous plants and mushrooms of North America.

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