Bookshelf

This page was created just for you – the novice and the tried and true veterans.

Whether you are interested in plant identification, wildlife habitats, landscaping with native plants, children’s books for all ages, conservation, propagation, or simply want to enjoy the beautiful wildflower photos from photographers, we have listed some of our favorite books.

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If you do not see a favorite book from your region, please let us know and we will post it.

Grasses of the Texas Hill Country-A Field Guide by Brian & Shirley Loflin and Stephen L. Hatch

Grasses of the Texas Hill Country By Brian Loflin and Shirley Loflin

Wildflowers of Texas by Geyata Ajilvsgi

Wildflowers of Texas By Geyata Ajilvsgi

Wildflowers of Houston and Southeast Texas by John & Gloria Tveten

Wildflowers of Houston and Southeast Texas By John Tveten and Gloria Tveten

Bringing Nature Home by Douglas W. Tallamy

Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife With Native Plants By Douglas W. Tallamy

Texas Wildflowers by Richard Reynolds

Texas Wildflowers By Richard Reynolds, Photographer

Texas Wildflowers-A Field Guide by Campbell & Lynn Loughmiller and Damon Waitt

Texas Wildflowers: A Field Guide By Campbell Loughmiller & Lynn Loughmiller and Damon Waitt

The Lorax by Dr. Suess

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss

Kids' Easy-to-Create Wildlife Habitats by Emily Stetson

Kids’ Easy-to-Create Wildlife Habitats for Small Spaces in City, Suburbs, and Countryside By Emily Stetson

Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country by Marshall Enquist

Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country By Marshall Enquist

Trees, Shrubs, and Vines of the Texas Hill Country-A Field Guide, Second Edition by Jan Wrede

Trees, Shrubs, and Vines of the Texas Hill Country, Second Edition By Jan Wrede

Water from Stone- The Story of Selah by Jeffrey Greene and Margaret Bamberger

Water from Stone: The Story of Selah, Bamberger Ranch Preserve By Jeffrey Greene and Margaret Bamburger

Brush and Weeds of Texas Rangelands by Charles R. Hart

Brush & Weeds of Texas Rangelands by Charles R. Hart, Barron Rector, C. Wayne Hanselka, Robert K. Lyons, and Allan McGinty

Native Texas Plants Landscaping Region by Region, 2nd Edition By Sally Wasowski and Andy Wasowski

Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region By Sally Wasowski and Andy Wasowski

Hummingbirds of Texas by Clifford E. Shackelford, Madge M. Lindsay, C. Mark Klym, Clemente Guzman III

Hummingbirds of Texas By Clifford E, Shackelford, Madge M. Lindsay, C. Mark Klym

Texas Wildscapes-Gardening for Wildlife by Kelly Conrad Bender

Texas Wildscapes: Gardening for Wildlife By Kelly Conrad Bender

Gardening With Native Plants of the South by Sally Wasowski & Andy Wasowski

Gardening with Native Plants of the South By Sally Wasowski & Andy Wasowski

Landscaping with Native Plants of Texas-2nd Edition by George Oxford Miller

Landscaping with Native Plants of Texas: 2nd Edition By George Oxford Miller

A Garden Book for Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast by Lynn M. Herbert

A Garden Book for Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast By Lynn M. Herbert

Gardening with Prairie Plants- How to Create Beautiful Native Landscapes by Sally Wasowski

Gardening with Prairie Plants: How to Create Beautiful Native Landscapes By Sally Wasowski

Wildflowers of Texas Field Guide by Nora & Rick Bowers, and Stan Tekiela

Wildflowers of Texas Field Guide By Nora Bowers, Rick Bowers, and Stan Tekiela

Remarkable Plants of Texas- Uncommon Accounts of Our Common Natives by Matt Warnock Turner

Remarkable Plants of Texas: Uncommon Accounts of Our Common Natives By Matt Warnock Turner

Native and Naturalized Woody Plants of Austin and the Hill Country by Brother Daniel Lynch

Native and Naturalized Woody Plants of Austin and the Hill Country by Brother Daniel Lynch

Butterfly Gardening for Texas by Geyata Ajilvsgi

Butterfly Gardening for Texas by Geyata Ajilvsgi

Edible and Useful Plants of the Southwest-Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona By Delena Tull

Edible and Useful Plants of the Southwest: Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona By Delena Tull

Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas By Donovan Stewart Correll and Marshall Conring Johnston

Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas By Donovan Stewart Correll and Marshall Conring Johnston

Plants of Deep South Texas- A Field Guide to the Woody and Flowering Species by Alfred Richardson

Plants of Deep South Texas: A Field Guide to the Woody and Flowering Species By Alfred Richardson and Ken King

Lone Star Field Guide to Wildflowers, Trees, and Shrubs of Texas By Delena Tull and George Oxford Miller

Lone Star Field Guide to Wildflowers, Trees, and Shrubs of Texas By Delena Tull and George Oxford Miller

Plants of the Texas Coastal Bend By Roy L. Lehman

Plants of the Texas Coastal Bend By Roy L. Lehman, Ruth O’Brien and Tammy White

Rare Plants of Texas-A Field Guide By Jackie M. Poole, William C. Carr, Dana M. Price, and Jason R. Singhurst

Rare Plants of Texas: A Field Guide by Jackie M. Poole, William R. Carr, Dana M. Price and Jason R. Singhurst

Guide to Texas Grasses by Robert B. Shaw and Paul M. Montgomery

Guide to Texas Grasses By Robert B. Shaw and Paul M. Montgomery

Common Woody Plants and Cacti of South Texas-A Field Guide by Richard B. Taylor

Common Woody Plants and Cacti of South Texas: A Field Guide by Richard B. Taylor

Silent Spring By Rachel Carson

Silent Spring By Rachel Carson

Cacti of Texas in their Natural Habitat By Ad Konings and Gertud Konings

Cacti of Texas in their Natural Habitat By Ad Konings and Gertrud Konings

Naturalist's Big Bend-An Introduction to the Trees and Shrubs, Wildflowers, Cacti, Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and Amphbians, Fish , and Insects By Roland H. Wauer and Carl M. Fleming

Naturalist’s Big Bend: An Introduction to the Trees and Shrubs, Wildflowers, Cacti, Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and Amphibians, Fish and Insects By Roland H. Wauer and Carl M. Fleming

How to Grow Native Plants of Texas and the Southwest By Jill Nokes and Kathryn Miller Brown

How to Grow Native Plants of Texas and the Southwest By Jill Nokes and Kathryn Miller Brown

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