TEXAS BOTANY BOOKS

An illustrated list prepared by
Steven D. Schafersman, Ph.D.
Posted: 2012 January
Updated: 2014 November

Some of these books are out of print but are
still available at Amazon.com and AbeBooks.com

TEXAS FLORAS

Illustrated Flora of East Texas
George M. Diggs, Jr., Monique D. Reed, and Robert J. O'Kennon, Barney L. Lipscomb
Hardcover, 1594 pages
Botanical Research Institute of Texas, May 26, 2006
http://www.amazon.com/Illustrated-Flora-Texas-George-Diggs/dp/188987812X

Shinners & Mahler's Illustrated Flora of North Central Texas
George Diggs, Robert O'Kennon, Barney Lipscomb
Hardcover, 1640 pages
Botanical Research Institute of Texas, February 24, 1999
http://www.amazon.com/Shinners-Mahlers-Illustrated-botanical-miscellany/dp/1889878014/

Flora of the Texas Coastal Bend
Fred B. Jones
Hardcover, 262 pages (267 pages)
Rob and Bessie Welder Wildlife Foundation, 1975
Mission Press, Corpus Christi, 1977 (Second Ed.), 1982 (Third Ed.)
http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?sts=t&tn=
Flora+of+the+Texas+Coastal+Bend

Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas
Donovan Stewart Correll and Marshall Conring Johnston, 1979
Hardcover, 1881 pages
Texas Research Foundation, 1979
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0292740441/
http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?sts=t&tn=
Manual+of+the+Vascular+Plants+of+Texas

Vascular Plants of Texas: A Comprehensive Checklist Including Synonymy, Bibliography, and Index
Stanley D. Jones, Joseph K. Wipff, Paul M. Montgomery
Hardcover, 416 pages
University of Texas Press, 1997
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0292740441/

Common Flora of the Playa Lakes
David A. Haukos, Loren M. Smith
Paperback, 196 pages
Texas Tech University Press, 1997
http://www.amazon.com/Common-Flora-Playa-Lakes-Haukos/dp/0896723887/

Flora of Central Texas
Paperback, 320 pages
Robert G. Reeves, 1977
http://www.amazon.com/Flora-Central-Texas-Robert-Reeves/dp/0934786003/

The Ferns and Lycophytes of Texas
George M. Diggs and Jr. & Barney L. Lipscomb
Flexbound, 392 pages
Botanical Research Institute of Texas, March, 2014
http://www.brit.org/brit-press/books/texasferns

TEXAS PLANT ATLASES

Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Texas, Volume 1: Dicots
B.L. Turner; Holly Nichols; Geoffrey Den, Barney Lipscomb
Paperback, 888 pages
Botanical Research Institute of Texas; 1st edition, April 25, 2003
http://www.amazon.com/Atlas-Vascular-Plants-Texas-Dicots/dp/1889878081/

Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Texas, Volume 2: Monocots
B.L. Turner, Holly Nichols, Geoffrey Denny, and Oded Doron, Barney Lipscomb
Paperback, 240 pages
Botanical Research Institute of Texas; 1st edition, April 25, 2003
http://www.amazon.com/Atlas-Vascular-Plants-Texas-Turner/dp/188987809X/

TEXAS PLANTS

Field Guide to the Broad-Leaved Herbaceous Plants of South Texas: Used by Livestock and Wildlife
James H. Everitt, Dale Lynn Drawe, Robert I. Lonard
Paperback, 277 pages
Texas Tech University Press, July 15, 1999
http://www.amazon.com/Field-Guide-Broad-Leaved-Herbaceous-Plants/dp/089672400X/

Range Plants of North Central Texas: A Land User's Guide to Their Identification, Value and Management
Ricky J. Linex
Heavy Paper Spiral Bound, 345 pages
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, 2014
http://shop.brit.org/products/range-plants

Plants of Deep South Texas: A Field Guide to the Woody and Flowering Species
Alfred Richardson, Ken King
Hardcover, 448 pages
Texas A&M University Press, January 28, 2011
http://www.amazon.com/Plants-Deep-South-Texas-University-Kingsville/dp/1603441441/

Plants of Central Texas Wetlands
Scott B. Fleenor, Stephen Welton Taber
Paperback, 286 pages
Texas Tech University Press, May 22, 2009
http://www.amazon.com/Central-Wetlands-Studies-American-Southwest/dp/0896726398/

Plants of the Texas Coastal Bend
Roy L. Lehman
Paperback, 368 pages
Texas A&M University Press, February 27, 2009
http://www.amazon.com/Plants-Coastal-sponsored-University-Corpus-Christi/dp/1603441301/

Rare Plants of Texas: A Field Guide
Jackie M. Poole, William R. Carr, Dana M. Price, Jason R. Singhurst
Flexbound: 656 pages
Texas A&M University Press, January 7, 2008
http://www.amazon.com/Rare-Plants-Texas-Natural-History/dp/1585445576/

Aquatic and Wetland Plants of the Western Gulf Coast
Charles D. Stutzenbaker
Paperback, 468 pages
Texas A&M University Press, New Edition, October 6, 2010
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1603442227/

Wildflowers of the Coastal Plain: A Field Guide
Ray Neyland
Paperback, 339 pages
Louisiana State University Press, April 2009
http://www.amazon.com/Wildflowers-Coastal-Plain-Field-Guide/dp/0807134074/

Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses
James H. Miller, Karl V. Miller,
Paperback, 464 pages
University of Georgia Press; Revised edition, May 30, 2005
http://www.amazon.com/Forest-Plants-Southeast-Their-Wildlife/dp/0820327484

Wildflowers and Other Plants of Texas Beaches and Islands
Alfred Richardson
Paperback, 271 pages
University of Texas Press; 1 edition, June 15, 2002
http://www.amazon.com/Wildflowers-Plants-Beaches-Islands-Treasures/dp/0292771169/

Lone Star Field Guide to Wildflowers, Trees, and Shrubs of Texas
Delena Tull and George Oxford Miller
Paperback, 352 pages
Lone Star Field Guides, Taylor Trade Publishing, June 23, 2003
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1589070070/

Edible and Useful Plants of Texas and the Southwest: A Practical Guide
Delena Tull
Paperback, 542 pages
University of Texas Press, 1999
http://www.amazon.com/Edible-Useful-Plants-Texas-Southwest/dp/0292781644/

TEXAS GRASSES

Common Texas Grasses: An Illustrated Guide
Frank W. Gould, Stephan L. Hatch
Paperback, 280 pages
Texas A&M University Press, January 1, 1979
http://www.amazon.com/Common-Texas-Grasses-Illustrated-Natural/dp/0890960585/

Grasses of the Texas Gulf Prairies and Marshes
Stephan L. Hatch, Joseph L. Schuster, D. Lynn Drawe
Paperback, 368 pages
Texas A&M University Press, May 1, 1999
http://www.amazon.com/Grasses-Prairies-Marshes-Natural-History/dp/0890968896/

Grasses of South Texas: A Guide to Identification and Value
James H. Everitt, D. Lynn Drawe, Christopher R. Little, Robert I. Lonard
Paperback, 336 pages
Texas Tech University Press, May 20, 2011
http://www.amazon.com/Grasses-South-Texas-Identification-Southwest/dp/0896726681/

Grasses of the Texas Hill Country: A Field Guide
Brian Loflin, Shirley Loflin, Stephan L. Hatch
Flexbound, 208 pages
Texas A&M University Press, April 4, 2006
http://www.amazon.com/Grasses-Texas-Hill-Country-Environment/dp/1585444677/

Grasses of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas
A. Michael Powell
Paperback, 377 pages
Iron Mountain Press, Second edition, September 28, 2000
http://www.amazon.com/Grasses-Trans-Pecos-Adjacent-Michael-Powell/dp/0965798550/

Guide to Texas Grasses
Robert B. Shaw, Paul Montgomery (Photographer)
Paperback, 1096 pages
Texas A&M University Press, June 21, 2012
http://www.amazon.com/Grasses-AgriLife-Research-Extension-Service/dp/1603441867

TEXAS WEEDS

Brush and Weeds of Texas Rangelands
Charles R. Hart
Paperback, 204 pages
Texas Cooperative Extension Service, November 6, 2008
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0972104941/

Weeds in South Texas and Northern Mexico: A Guide to Identification
James H. Everitt, Robert I. Lonard, Christopher R. Little
Paperback, 240 pages
Texas Tech University Press, December 15, 2007
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0896726142/

Weeds of the South
Charles T. Bryson, Michael S. DeFelice
Paperback, 512 pages
University of Georgia Press, June 25, 2009
http://www.amazon.com/Weeds-South-Wormsloe-Foundation-Nature/dp/0820330469/

Weeds of the West
Tom D. Whitson
Paperback, 628 pages
Western Society of Weed Science, 9th edition, 2000
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0941570134/
http://www.amazon.com/Weeds-West-Tom-D-Whitson/dp/0756711827/

TEXAS TREES AND SHRUBS

Native Trees of the Southeast: An Identification Guide
L. Katherine Kirkman, Donald J. Leopold, Claud L. Brown
Paperback, 372 pages
Timber Press, June 4, 2007
http://www.amazon.com/Native-Trees-Southeast-Identification-Guide/dp/0881928283/

Trees, Shrubs, and Vines of the Texas Hill Country: A Field Guide, Second Edition
Jan Wrede
Paperback, 272 pages
Texas A&M University Press, Revised edition, January 18, 2010
http://www.amazon.com/Trees-Shrubs-Vines-Texas-Country/dp/1603441883/

Trees of Texas Field Guide
Stan Tekiela
Paperback, 376 pages
Adventure Publications, May 21, 2009
http://www.amazon.com/Trees-Texas-Field-Guide-Tekiela/dp/1591932157

A Field Guide to Texas Trees
Benny J. Simpson
Paperback, 488 pages
Taylor Trade Publishing, February 1, 1999
http://www.amazon.com/Field-Guide-Texas-Trees-Publishing/dp/0877193576/

Texas Trees: A Friendly Guide
Paul W. Cox, Patty Leslie, Sara Harrison
Paperback, 374 pages
Corona Publishing Co., New edition, August 1988
http://www.amazon.com/Texas-Trees-Friendly-Paul-Cox/dp/0931722675

Trees and Shrubs of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas
A. Michael Powell
Paperback, 517 pages
University of Texas Press, Revised edition, 1998
http://www.amazon.com/Trees-Shrubs-Trans-Pecos-Adjacent-Areas/dp/0292765738/

TEXAS CACTI

Texas Cacti: A Field Guide
Brian Loflin, Shirley Loflin
Paperback, 312 pages
Texas A&M University Press, October 26, 2009
http://www.amazon.com/Texas-Cacti-Field-Natural-History/dp/1603441085/

Cacti of Texas: A Field Guide, with Emphasis on the Trans-Pecos Species
A. Michael Powell, James F. Weedin, Shirley A. Powell
Paperback, 400 pages
Texas Tech University Press, February 15, 2008
http://www.amazon.com/Cacti-Texas-Emphasis-Trans-Pecos-Southwest/dp/0896726118/

Cactus of Texas Field Guide
Nora Bowers, Rick Bowers, Stan Tekiela
Paperback, 368 pages
Adventure Publications, May 21, 2009
http://www.amazon.com/Cactus-Texas-Field-Guide-Bowers/dp/1591932122/

TEXAS WILDFLOWERS

Texas Wildflowers: A Field Guide
Campbell Loughmiller, Lynn Loughmiller, Damon Waitt
Paperback, 304 pages
University of Texas Press, Revised edition, March 1, 2006
http://www.amazon.com/Texas-Wildflowers-Natural-History-Guides/dp/0292712863/

Wildflowers of Texas, Second Edition [Flexbound]
Geyata Ajilvsgi
Paperback, 544 pages
Shearer Publishing; Revised edition, March 2003
http://www.amazon.com/Wildflowers-Texas-Geyata-Ajilvsgi/dp/0940672731/

Wildflowers of Texas Field Guide
Nora Bowers, Rick Bowers, Stan Tekiela
Paperback, 432 pages
Adventure Publications, May 21, 2009
http://www.amazon.com/Wildflowers-Llano-Estacado-Francis-Rose/dp/0961710209/

Wildflowers of the Llano Estacado
Francis L. Rose, Russell W. Strandtmann
Hardcover, 111 pages
Texas Tech University Press, January 15, 1986
http://www.amazon.com/Wildflowers-Llano-Estacado-Francis-Rose/dp/0961710209/

Wildflowers of the Big Bend Country, Texas
Barton Warnock
Hardcover/Paperback, 157 pages
Sul Ross State University, 1970
Available from Front Street Books, Alpine, TX
http://www.fsbooks.com/

Wildflowers of the Guadalupe Mountains and the Sand Dune Country Texas
Barton Warnock
Hardcover/Paperback, 176 pages
Sul Ross State University, 1974
Available from Front Street Books, Alpine, TX
http://www.fsbooks.com/

Wildflowers of the Davis Mountains and the Marathon Basin, Texas
Barton Warnock
Hardcover/Paperback, 274 pages
Sul Ross State University, 1977
Available from Front Street Books, Alpine, TX
http://www.fsbooks.com/

Wild Flowers of the United States, Vol. 3: Texas
Harold William Rickett
Hardcover, 2 volumes, 992 pages
McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1970
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Flowers-United-States-Vol/dp/0070526338/
http://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?sts=t&tn=
Wild+Flowers+of+the+United+States%2C+Vol.+3%3A+Texas

TEXAS MUSHROOMS

Texas Mushrooms: A Field Guide
Susan Metzler and Van Metzler
Paperback, 274 pages
Sul Ross State University, 1977
http://www.amazon.com/Texas-Mushrooms-Field-Corrie-Herring/dp/0292751265/

REGIONAL FIELD GUIDES THAT INCLUDE TEXAS

A Field Guide to Southwestern and Texas Wildflowers (Peterson Field Guides)
Theodore F. Niehaus
Paperback, 400 pages
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, September 15, 1998
http://www.amazon.com/Field-Southwestern-Wildflowers-Peterson-Guides/dp/0395936128/

Desert Wildflowers of North America
Ronald Taylor
Paperback, 349 pages
Mountain Press Publishing Company, July, 1998
http://www.amazon.com/Desert-Wildflowers-America-Ronald-Taylor/dp/0878423761/

Wildflowers of the Western Plains
Zoe Merriman Kirkpatrick
Paperback, 240 pages
University of Texas Press, 1992
Bison Books, Reprint Edition, 2008
http://www.amazon.com/Wildflowers-Western-Plains-Field-Guide/dp/0803219059/

Northern Chihuahuan Desert Wildflowers
Steve West
Paperback, 224 pages
Falcon Guides, September, 2000
http://www.amazon.com/Northern-Chihuahuan-Desert-Wildflowers-Wildflower/dp/1560449802/