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Contents of

Wild Plants of Greater Seattle


Map of the Greater Seattle area -- -- (inside cover)
Dedication: Charles Vancouver Piper -- -- 7
Acknowledgments -- -- 8
Preface to second edition -- -- 8
About this Book -- -- 9
   A wild plant guide for Greater Seattle -- -- 9
   Understanding wild plants: defining native and naturalized -- -- 10
   Wild plants from prehistory to the present -- -- 11
    - Impacts of human settlement -- -- 11
    - Origins of Seattle-area nonnatives -- -- 12
    - How non-natives spread -- -- 12
    - Survival and constant change -- -- 13
   Native Affirmative-Action -- -- 15
   Weeds among the wildflowers -- -- 17
    - Learning about weeds -- -- 17
    - Washington State weed law -- -- 17
Using Greater Seattle's wild plant guide -- -- 18
   How to identify plants -- -- 19
   Identification hints -- -- 19
   Understanding scientific names and words -- -- 21
Abbreviations and Signs -- -- 22
Where the Wild Plants Are: 21 habitats & their typical plants -- -- 23
Uses of Wild Plants: food, medicine, and poisons -- -- 31
Calendar of Monthly Highlights: best viewing times & places -- -- 34
Conserving Natives in Habitats and Gardens: plants & wildlife -- -- 44
     Enhancing habitats -- -- 46
     Landscaping and gardening -- -- 48
Illustration Credits -- -- 53
Wild Plants: over 500 illustrated descriptions -- -- 54
     Coniferous Evergreen Trees -- -- 54
     Deciduous Trees -- -- 62
     Broadleaf Evergreen Trees -- -- 94
     Deciduous Shrubs -- -- 98
     Broadleaf Evergreen Shrubs -- -- 116
     Woody Vines -- -- 130
     Brambles -- -- 134
     Wildflowers and Weeds -- -- 138
     Rushes, Sedges, and Grasses -- -- 336
     Ferns and Horsetails -- -- 370
More Information -- -- 378
     Gazeteer -- -- 378
     Suggested Reading -- -- 381
     Resources -- -- 384
     Glossary -- -- 385
Annotated Checklist of 1,358 plants -- -- 389
Common Name Index -- -- 459

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