Weeds of the Midwestern United States and Central Canada

ISBN-10: 0820335061

ISBN-13: 9780820335063

Edition: 2010

Authors: Charles T. Bryson, Michael S. DeFelice, Arlyn W. Evans, Brett Serviss, Walter Cordeiro Skroch

List price: $44.95 Buy it from $33.32
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy


Weeds threaten the safe, efficient, and sustainable production of food, feed, fiber, and biofuel throughout the world. Featuring more than fourteen hundred full-color photographs, this handy guide provides essential information on more than 360 of the most troublesome weedy and invasive plants found in the midwestern United States and central Canada. Drawing on the expertise of more than forty weed scientists and botanists, the guide identifies each plant at various stages of its life and offers useful details about its origin, habitat, morphology, biology, distribution, and toxic properties. The book also includes illustrations of the most common characteristics of plants and terms used to describe them, a key to plant families included in the book, a glossary of frequently used terms, a bibliography, and indexes of scientific and common plant names. This is an essential guide for agronomists, crop and soil scientists, horticulturists, botanists, Cooperative Extension Service agents, farmers, gardeners, students in agriculture and biology, lawn care professionals, green industry professionals, nursery owners, government quarantine workers, and land preservationists. Each species account includes: Up to four full-color photographs showing seed, seedling, plant, flower, and other unique plant features Distribution map For grasses, a line drawing of the collar, where the leaf joins the stem, an important identifying characteristic Scientific names, common names, and local synonyms of common names Vegetative characteristics for seedlings and leaves Special identifying characteristics Reproductive characteristics Toxic properties States and provinces covered: Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas (northeastern) Kentucky (northern) Manitoba (southern half) Michigan Minnesota Missouri (upper half) Nebraska (eastern) North Dakota Ohio Ontario (southern half) Quebec (southwestern corner) Saskatchewan (southeastern) South Dakota (eastern half) Wisconsin
New Starting from $33.32
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Psychology Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 7/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.904
Language: English

Common Terminology
Keys to Plant Families
Plant Fmailies
Nonflowering Plants
Equisetaceae (Horsetail)
Dennstaeditaceae (Fern)
Flowering Plants
MAgnoliopsida - Dicots
Aceraceae (Maple)
Amaranthaceae (Pigweed)
Anacardiaceae (Cashew)
Apiaceae (Parsley)
Apocynaceae (Dogbane)
Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed)
Bignoniaceae (Bignonia)
Boraginaceae (Borage)
Brassicaceae (Mustard)
Cactaceae (Cactus)
Campanulaceae (Bellflower)
Cannabaceae (Hemp)
Capparaceae (Caper)
Caprifoliaceae (Honeysuckle)
Caryophyllaceae (Pink)
Chenopodiaceae (goosefoot)
Clusiaceae (St. Johnswort)
Convolvulaceae (Morningglory)
Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber)
Cuscutaceae (Dodder)
Dipsacaceae (Teasel)
Elaeagnaceae (Olive)
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge)
Fabaceae (Bean)
Geraniaceae (Geranium)
Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf)
Lamiaceae (Mint)
Lythraceae (Loosestrife)
Malvaceae (Mallow)
Molluginaceae (Carpetweed)
Moraceae (Mulberry)
Nyctaginaceae (Four o'clock)
Onagraceae (Evening primrose)
Oxalidaceae (Wood sorrel)
Pedaliaceae (Unicorn-plant)
Phytolaccaceae (Pokeweed)
Plantaginaceae (Plantain)
Polugonaceae (Buckwheat)
Portulacaceae (Purslane)
Primulaceae (Primrose)
Ranunculaceae (Buttercup)
Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn)
Rosaceae (Rose)
Rubiaceae (Madder)
Saururaceae (Lizardtail)
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort)
Simaroubaceae (Quassia)
Solanaceae (Nightshade)
Urticaceae (Nettle)
Verbenaceae (Vervain)
Violaceae (Violet)
Vitaceae (Grape)
Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop)
Alismataceae (Water plantain)
Commelinaceae (Spiderwort)
Cyperaceae (Sedge)
Juncaceae (Rush)
Lemnaceae (Duckweed)
Liliaceae (Lily)
Poaceae (Grass)
Pontederiaceae (Pickerel-weed)
Typhaceae (Cattail)
Photo Credits
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.