Higgins, Lesley V. 2009, Backyard Native Plants, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, IP
Identification and treatments of shrubs and ground covers for fire safe landscaping at Lake Tahoe.

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Tips for gardening in the high desert of Nevada and Utah including plant lists and photos of grasses, perennial and annual flowers, shrubs and tress that grow well in the high desert.
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