Paperback Weeds : how vagabond plants gatecrashed civilisation and changed the way we think about nature / Richard Mabey.
Publication year: 2012
Edition: Rev. ed.
Publisher: London : Profile,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781846680816 (pbk.) : 1846680816 (pbk.) : 9781847652843 (ebook) : 1847652840 (ebook) :
Previous ed.: 2010.
From the scourge of poison ivy to the milder nuisance of the stinging nettle, Mabey considers the 'botanical thugs' that destroy whole ecosystems, as well as those that thrive miraculously, greening over war zones and refuse tips, repairing through nature the dereliction we create.
xiii, 322 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.