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!

Date Palm Al-Khayri, Jameel M., S. Mohan Jain, Dennis V. Johnson, and Robert R. Krueger (eds.). 2023. ISBN: 9781800620186. (Paper US$100). 614 pp. CABI. Reviewer Requested
Things to do with Plants: 50 ways to connect with the botanical world Crawford, Emma. 2022. ISBN: 978 1 84246 779 4. (Paper US$25). 168 pp. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Reviewer Requested
Meetings with Remarkable Mushrooms: Forays with Fungi Pouliot, Alison. 2023. ISBN: 978-0-226-82963-0 (Paper US$26) 320 pp. University of Chicago Press. Reviewer Requested
Rowan Southall, Oliver. 2023. ISBN: 978-1789147124. (Hardcover, US$27). 248 pp. Reaktion Books. Reviewer Requested
Edible Alliums: Botany, Production, and Uses Rabinowitch, Haim D. and Brian Thomas (eds.). 2023. ISBN: 9781789249972. (Hardback US$155). 307 pp. CABI Reviewer Requested
A Splendor of Succulents and Cacti Ball, Caroline. 2023. ISBN: 9781851245970 (cloth, US$25). 144 pp. Bodleian Library Publishing Reviewer Requested
A guide to the Flora of the Sierra de San Pedro Mártir | Una guía a la de de la Sierra de San Pedro Mártir Harper, Alan, Sula Vanderplank, and Jon Rebman. 2021. ISBN-13: 978-1-889878-64-5 (flex-binding US$35). 320 pp. BRIT Press. Reviewer Requested
Plant Guide: Geology, Archaeology, Tide Pools, Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals, Channel Islands, California. (Sida, Bot. Misc. 61) Riley, Jim and editors. 2023. ISBN 13: 978-1-889878-70-6 (Flex-binding US$55). 290 pp. BRIT Press. Reviewer Requested
Manual of Montana Vascular Plants, Second Edition Lesica, Peter with Contributions by Matt Lavin and Peter F. Stickney. 2022. ISBN-13: 978-1-889878-87-4. (flex binding US$65). 729 pp. BRIT Press. Reviewer Requested
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
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
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