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!

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
Gene Flow: Monitoring, Modeling, and Mitigation Wei Wei and C. Neal Stewart, Jr. (eds). 2021. ISBN: 9781789247480. (Hardback US$108). 157 pp. CABI 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
Strange Bright Blooms: A History of Cut Flowers Malamud, Randy. 2021. ISBN: 9781789144017. (Hardback US$40). 340 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
Brassinosteroids: A half century of progress (1970-2020) Mandava, Bhushan. 2021. ISBN: 9781977238832. (pdf review copy; $26.95). Outskirts Press. 270 pp. Reviewer Requested
Mary Strong Clemens. A Botanical Pilgrimage: Her Glorious Mission from Here to the Outback via Southeast Asia Ikenberry, Nelda B. 2021. ISBN: 978-1-889878-63-8. (hardcover US$45). 500 pp. BRIT press. Reviewer Requested
A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Saba Axelrod, Franklin S. 2021. ISBN: 978-1-889878-58-40. (paperback US$25) 122 pp. BRIT press. Reviewer Requested
Lichen Field Guide for Oklahoma and Surrounding States Strawn, Sheila A. 2021 ISBN: 978-1-889878-62-1. (hardcover US$30). 131 pp. BRIT press 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
Vascular Differentiation and Plant Hormones Aloni, Roni. 2021. ISBN 978-3-030-53202-4 (Electronic book, PDF format, US$89.00). 339 pp. Springer International. 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
The Ecology of Herbal Medicine: A Guide to Plants and Living Landscapes of the American Southwest Saville, Dara. 2021. ISBN: 978-0-8263-6217-9. (Paper US$24.95) 312 pp. University of New Mexico 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
Edible and Medicinal Flora of the West Coast: The Pacific Northwest and British Columbia Varner, Collin. 2020. ISBN: 9780295748047 (Paperback US$19.95) 256 pp. University of Washington Press. Reviewer Requested