Hortus Third A Concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada -initially compiled by- Liberty Hyde Bailey & Ethel
Zoe Bailey -revised & expanded by- the Staff of the Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium, a Unit of the New York
State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, a Statutory College of the State University at Cornell
University. ISBN 0025054708. The one essential authoritative reference work on the plants of North American horticulture.
23,979 entries with descriptions for families, genera, and species; 10,326 cross-indexed synonyms;
a large but uncounted number of entries for subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars; notes on use,
culture, and propagation; 187 general articles; 260 illustrations; 3,293 authors of botanical names cited;
1,105 glossary of botanical terms; 10,408 common names. (Macmillan Publishing Co. New York. Third printing
1978) Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 1290 pages. Ex-library with the usual marks, stamps and
stickers. Pocket on half title page. Covered in clear contact. Small chips on edges of dust jacket under the contact. Light
soiling to edges of pages. Else very good. Weight 3.3 kilograms.
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