The Reason for Flowers

The Reason for Flowers

Their History, Culture, Biology, and How They Change Our Lives

Book - 2015
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An exploration of the roles flowers play in the production of our foods, spices, medicines, and perfumes reveals their origins, myriad shapes, colors, textures and scents, bizarre sex lives, and how humans-- and the natural world-- relate and depend upon them.
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2015.
Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781476755526
1476755523
9781476755533
1476755531
Branch Call Number: 635.9 BUC
Characteristics: x, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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patcarstensen
Mar 16, 2019

Encyclopedic -- so maybe not something to try to read through from page 1 to 300.

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barkisaz
Jul 06, 2018

Talk about thorough! Truly about everything about flowers you want to know.
Excellent research and presentation.
Tremendous!

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petal2014
Mar 22, 2018

I never knew white lilies represented mourning in England. Cool book.

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