Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Clean, tight, fat 4to, 976pp. Dust jacket is somewhat worn with some rubbing at the spine gutters, light opacity and small chips on edges. Otherwise the book is pretty much pristine. Near Fine / good. Item #18787
The important Cruciferae (Mustard) family has about 350 genera, has roughly 3,500 species including economic vegetables such as radish, cabbage, broccoli, turnip, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts, and ornamentals species such as stock, sweet alyssum, edible industrial oils and condiments, and wildflowers and weeds. This taxonomy evaluates every species of the family known to occur in continental North America with 7 new species and 11 new varieties. Nice illustrations.