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Angel, Heather. 1993. A World of Plants. Treasures from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Bulfinch Press Book, Little, Brown & Co., Boston, MA, 160 pages.
 
Attenborough, David. 1995. The Private Life of Plants. A Natural History of Plant Behaviour. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 320 pages.
 
Ayensu, E.S., and R.A. DeFilipps. 1978. Endangered and Threatened Plants of the United States. Smithsonian Institution Press and World Wildlife Fund, Washington, DC, 403 pages.
 
Ayensu, Edward S., Vernon H. Heywood, Grenville L. Lucas and Robert A. DeFilipps. 1984. Our Green and Living World. The Wisdom to Save It. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 255 pages.
 
Bernhardt, Peter. 1999. The Rose's Kiss. A Natural History of Flowers. Island Press, Washington, DC, 267 pages.
 
Bramwell, D. (ed.). 1979. Plants and Islands. Academic Press, London, UK.
 
Bramwell, D., O. Hamann, V. Heywood, and H. Synge (eds.). 1987. Botanic Gardens and the World Conservation Strategy. Academic Press, New York.
 
Buchmann, Stephen L. and Gary Paul Nabhan. 1996. The Forgotten Pollinators. Island Press/Shearwater Books, Washington, DC, 312 pages.
 
Cronk, Quentin C.B. and Janice L. Fuller. 1995. Plant Invaders. The Threat to Natural Ecosystems. Chapman & Hall, London, UK, 241 pages.
 
Cullina, William. 1999. New England Wild Flower Society Guide to Growing and Propagating Wildflowers of the United States and Canada. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, MA.
 
Davis, S.D. and V.H. Heywood (eds.). 1994-1996. Centres of Plant Diversity. A Guide and Strategy for their Conservation. Vol. 1. Europe, Africa, South West Asia, and the Middle East, 368 pages (1994); Vol. 2. Asia, Australasia and the Pacific Ocean, 400 pages (1995); Vol. 3. The Americas (1996). IUCN, Switzerland.
 
Davis, Stephen D., et al. 1986. Plants in Danger: What Do We Know? IUCN, Switzerland, 461 pages.
 
Everard, B. 1974. Vanishing Flowers of the World. Bartholomew World Pictorial Map Ser., Bartholomew & Son, Edinburgh.
 
Falk, Donald A. (ed.). 1991. Genetics and Conservation of Rare Plants. Oxford University Press, New York, 283 pages.
 
Falk, Donald A., Constance I. Millar and Margaret Olwell (eds.). 1996. Restoring Diversity. Strategies for Reintroduction of Endangered Plants. Island Press, Washington, DC, 527 pages.
 
Fisher, John. 1987. Wild Flowers in Danger. Victor Gollancz, Ltd., UK.
 
Fitter, Richard and Maisie (eds.). 1987. The Road to Extinction. Problems of Categorizing the Status of Taxa Threatened with Extinction. IUCN, Switzerland, 132 pages.
 
Giddy, C. 1974. Cycads of South Africa, Purnell, Cape Town, South Africa.
 
Hepper, F.N. (ed.). 1982. Kew--Gardens for Science and Pleasure. Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, UK.
 
Heywood, V.H. (ed.). 1978. Flowering Plants of the World. Mayflower Books, New York.
 
Hogner, D.C. 1977. Endangered Plants. Crowell, New York, 79 pages.
 
Huxley, A. 1984. Green Inheritance--The World Wildlife Fund Book of Plants. Collins/Harvill, London, UK.
 
IUCN. 1996. Conservation of Mediterranean Island Plants: Strategy for Action. 114 pages, Switzerland.
 
IUCN. 1996. Orchids: Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. 161 pages.
Switzerland.
 
IUCN. 1996. Palms: Their Conservation and Sustained Utilization. 124 pages.
Switzerland.
 
IUCN. 1999. Conifers. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN/SSC Conifer Specialist Group. Gland, Switzerland, 130 pages.
 
Johnson, Dennis V. and IUCN/SSC Palm Specialist Group. 1993. Palms. An Action Plan for Their Conservation. IUCN, Switzerland 150 pages.
 
Johnson, Lady Bird and Carlton B. Lees. 1993. Wildflowers Across America.  National Wildflower Research Center, Abbeville Press, New York, 309 pages.
 
Jones, David L. 1993. Cycads of the World. Ancient Plants in Today's Landscape. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC, 312 pages.
 
Kartesz, J.T., and R. Kartesz. 1977. The Biota of North America. Part I: Vascular Plants, Volume I: Rare Plants. Biota of North America Committee, 361 pages.
 
Klemm, Cyrille de. 1990. Wild Plant Conservation and the Law. IUCN, Switzerland, 224 pages.
 
Knopf, J., S. Wasowski, J.K. Boring, G. Keator, J. Scott, and E. Glasener. 1995. Natural Gardening. The Nature Company, Time-Life Books, New York.
 
Koopowitz, Harold, and Hilary Kaye. 1983. Plant Extinction. A Global Crisis.  Stone Wall Press, New York.
 
Lanting, Frans. 2000. Jungles. Ed. by Christine Eckstrom. Terra Editions. Taschen, Koln, London, UK. 259 pages.
 
Little, E.L., Jr. 1975. Rare and Local Conifers in the United States. US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Research Report 19, 25 pages.
 
Little, E.L., Jr. 1977. Rare and Local Trees in the National Forests. US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Research Report 21, 14 pages.
 
Lowman, Margaret D. 1999. Life in the Treetops. Adventures of a Woman in Field Biology. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.
 
Lucas, G.L., and A.H.M. Synge (eds.). 1978. The IUCN Plant Red Data Book.  IUCN, Switzerland.
 
Menninger, E.A. 1995. Fantastic Trees. Timber Press, Portland, OR, 308 pages.
 
Miasek, M.A., and C.R. Long. 1978. Endangered Plant Species of the World and Their Endangered Habitats: A Compilation of the Literature. New York Botanical Garden, 46 pages.
 
Mohlenbrock, Robert H. 1982. Where Have All the Wildflowers Gone? A Region by Region Guide to Threatened or Endangered U.S. Wildflowers. Macmillan Pub. Co., New York, 239 pages.
 
Mohlenbrock, Robert H. 1983. Where Have All the Wildflowers Gone? Macmillan Pub. Co., Inc., New York.
 
Moore, D.M. (ed.). 1982. Green Planet: The Story of Plant Life on Earth. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
 
Newman, Arnold. 1990. Tropical Rainforest. A World Survey of Our Most Valuable and Endangered Habitat with a Blueprint for its Survival. Facts On File, Inc., New York, 255 pages, bibliography, Appendices with educational resources.
 
Olwell, Peggy (compiler). 1992. Plant Conservation Directory. The Center for Plant Conservation, Missouri Botanical Garden.
 
Polunin, Oleg and Adam Stainton. 1984. Flowers of the Himalaya. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.
 
Prance, G.T., and T.S. Elias (eds.). 1977. Extinction is Forever: The Status of Threatened and Endangered Plants of the Americas. New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY, 437 pages.
 
Prance, Ghillean T. 1990. Flora. Chapter 22. In: The Earth as Transformed by Human Action. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
 
Proctor, Michael, Peter Yeo and Andrew Lack. 1996. The Natural History of Pollination. Timber Press, Portland, OR, 479 pages.
 
Ricciuti, Edward R. 1979  Plants in Danger. Harper & Row, New York, 86 pages.
 
Simmons, J B., R I. Beyer, P E. Brandham, G L. Lucas, and V T H. Parry (eds.).  1976  Conservation of Threatened Plants  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK.  Plenum Press, New York, 336 pages.
 
Synge, H. (ed.). 1981. The Biological Aspects of Rare Plant Conservation.  John Wiley & Sons, UK, 558 pages.
 
Viola, Herman J. and Carolyn Margolis. 1991. Seeds of Change. Five Hundred Years Since Columbus. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.
(Introductions of crops, plants, livestock from Europe and Africa, and origins of many New World plants with effects on native plants.)
 
Walter, Kerry S. and Harriet J. Gillett (eds.). 1998. 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. IUCN-The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland, and Cambridge, UK, 862 pages.
 
Wiley, L. 1968. Rare Wild Flowers of North America. MacGibbon & Key, Portland, OR, 501 pages.
 
World Conservation Monitoring Centre (compiler). 1990. World Plant Conservation Bibliography. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland, 660 pages.
 
World Health Organization, IUCN and WWF. 1991. Guidelines for the Conservation of Medicinal Plants. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 362 pages.


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