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The Plant Science Bulletin
(Print: ISSN 0032-0919, Electronic: ISSN 1537-9752) is a publication of the Botanical Society of America (BSA) containing news and information from the Society, as well as articles and essays focusing on issues of interest within the botanical sciences. It serves as an forum for discussing issues related to research, conservation, education, outreach, and public policy, for distributing innovative teaching approaches and methods, and for providing news of colleagues, new books, and professional opportunities.

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Books Received for Review

Books for review are available to members of the Botanical Society of America. If you are a BSA member and would like to review a book or books for PSB, the easiest way to do so is to: highlight and copy the book details, click on the Reviewer Requested link to the right of the book's details and paste the information into the email form that pops up. Remember to include your name, University/Department, all of your mailing details and the date by which the book will be reviewed. Book reviews should not exceed 800-1000 words. Alternatively, e-mail Mackenzie Taylor, the editor-in-chief, at, including the details noted above, as soon as you notice the book of interest in this list, because they go quickly!

The Gardeners's Guide to Prairie Plants Diboll, Neil and Hilary Cox. 2023. ISBN: 978-0-226-80593-1. (Paper US$35). 644pp. University of Chicago Press. Reviewer Requested
Tidal Marshes of Long Island, New York. Potente, John E (ed). 2022. ISSN: 22380 128x. (Hardback) Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Society Vol 26. 4th edition. 171 pp. Torrey Botanical Society. Reviewer Requested
The Lichen Museum Palmer, A. Laurie. 2023. ISBN: 978-1-5179-0867-6. (Paper US$24.95). 184 pp. University of Minnesota Press. Reviewer Requested
Solomon Described Plants: A Botanical Guide to Plant Life in the Bible Musselman, Lytton John. 2022. ISBN: 9781725255760. (paper US$47) 328 pp. Cascade Books Reviewer Requested
Trees and Forests of Tropical Asia: Exploring Tapovan Ashton, Peter and David Lee. 2022. 978-0-226-53569-2 (paper, US$45) 448 pp. The University of Chicago Press Reviewer Requested
Grasses of the Northern Forest: Quick Guides Jenkins, Jerry. 2022. ISBN: 9781501764318. (digital; US$11.95) 4 pp. Cornell University Press (physical copy available by request). Reviewer Requested
Field Guide to Manzanitas: California, North America, and Mexico Kauffmann, Michael, Tom Parker, and Michael Vasey. Photography by Jeff Bisbee. 2021. ISBN: 978-1-941624-15-9. (Paper US$27.95). 175 pp. Backcountry Press. Reviewer Requested
Tropical Arctic: Lost Plants, Future Climates, and the Discovery of Ancient Greenland McElwain, Jennifer C., Marlene Hill Donnelly, and Ian J. Glasspool. 2021. ISBN: 978-0-226-53443-5. (Cloth US$30). 144 pp. University of Chicago Press Reviewer Requested
Ash Parker, Edward. 2021. ISNB: 978-1-78914-356-0. (cloth US$27). 216 pp. Reaktion Books Reviewer Requested
Luschiim’s Plants: Traditional Indigenous Food, Materials and Medicines Charlie, Luschiim Arvid and Nancy J. Turner. 2021. ISBN: 9781550179453. (Paperback US$29.95). 288 pp. Harbour Publishing. Reviewer Requested
Hydrogen Sulfide in Plant Biology: Past and Present Singh, Samiksha et al. (eds). 2021. ISBN: 9780323858625 (paperback US$161) 392 pp. Academic Press Reviewer Requested
Flora of Oregon. Volume 2: Dicots A-F Meyers, Stephen, Thea Jaster, Katie E. Mitchell, Tanya Harvey, and Linda K. Hardison (eds.). 2020. 978-1-889878-61-4 (Hardback US$85). 880 pp. BRIT Press. Reviewer Requested
Rewilding Agricultural Landscapes: A California Study in Rebalancing the Needs of People and Nature Butterfield, H. Scott, T. Rodd Kelsey, and Abigail K. Hart (eds). 2021. ISBN: 9781642831269. (Paper US$39). 252 pp. Island Press Reviewer Requested
Himalayan Medicinal Plants: Advances in Botany, Production & Research Malhotra, Nikhil and Mohar Singh (eds). 2021. ISBN: 978-0-12-823151-7. (Paper US$110.50) 434 pp. Academic Press. Reviewer Requested
Descent and Logic in Biosystematics McCabe, Thomas. 2021. ISBN: 978-0-578-75848-0. (Electronic book, PDF format). 130 pp. Perseverant Publishing. Reviewer Requested




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