Calling all writers, especially those who wax poetic! If you have a way with words, here's your chance to put pen to paper and try your hand at writing an award-winning piece for us. Find all the details on our contest page.
Encyclopedia of plants documented as brought to the Americas by Africans during the slave trade years. Includes a brief introductory history, a compendium of plants brought from Africa, and a longer compendium of native plants used by the slaves. Documents historic references, numerous quotes, alternate latin names and common names and uses; B&W illustrations. Author was on the staffs of the Arnold Arboretum in Boston and the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.