Library

The library is a fabulous collection of the latest books on succulents and cacti as well as revered out-of-print tomes. Newly published books are regularly purchased by the club and added to the collection. The library is a member-only benefit. Books may be checked out by members-in-good-standing (membership dues currently paid) at each monthly club meeting and borrowed for one month.

Many books will be displayed during the monthly club meetings and the library cabinets will be open each club meeting by 7 pm and during the meeting’s break. Club member Connie Burnikel has volunteered to serve as the club librarian, coordinating the book display, access to the cabinets during the club meetings and follow up with members when books are overdue for return. Please enjoy this wonderful membership benefit – BOOKS!

Here is a list of some of our many books:

Author Title Year

Acocks, JPH Veld Types of South Africa 1975
Adams, Jill Wild Flowers of the Northern Cape 1976
Alexnder, E.J. Succulent Plants of New & Old World Deserts
Andersohn, Günter Cacti and Succulents 1983
Anderson, Edward Peyote, the Divine Cactus 1994
Anderson, Edward et.al. Threatened Cacti of Mexico
Anderson, Edward F. Cactus Family, The 2001
Anderson, Miles World encyclopedia of cacti and succulents, The 1999
Armer, Laura Adams Cactus
Backeberg, Curt Die Cactaceae, Vol I
Backeberg, Curt Die Cactaceae, Vol II
Backeberg, Curt Die Cactaceae, Vol IV
Backeberg, Curt Die Cactaceae, Vol V
Backeberg, Curt Die Cactaceae, Vol VI
Backeburg, Curt Cactus Lexicon 1977
Baker, Kenneth The U.C. System for Producing Healthy Contained-Grown Plants
Bally, Peter The Genus Monadenium
Barkhuizen, B.P. Succulents of Southern Africa 1978
Barthlott, Wilhelm Cacti 1979
Bartrum, Douglas Growing Cacti and Succulents 1974
Baxter, E.M. California Cactus (1 of 4)
Baxter, E.M. California Cactus (2 of 4)
Baxter, E.M. California Cactus (3 of 4)
Baxter, E.M. California Cactus (4 of 4)
Bayer, Bruce Haworthia Revisited 1999
Bayer, M.B. Haworthia Handbook
Bayer, M.B. The New Haworthia Handbook 1976
Benson, Lyman A Manual of Southwestern Desert Trees & Shrubs 1982
Benson, Lyman Cacti of the United States and Canada 1 of 2 1982
Benson, Lyman Cacti of the United States and Canada 2 of 2 1983
Benson, Lyman Flora of Texas, Cactaceae
Benson, Lyman Native Cacti of California, The 1969
Benson, Lyman The Cacti of Arizona 1940
Bertrand, A Succulent Plants 1952
Bertrand, A Succulent Plants 1953
Bertrand, A Succulent Plants 1959
Bertrand, A. and Guillaumin, A. Cacti 1952
Bloom, Edward V. Collectors' Cacti
Boissevain, Charles & Davidson, Carol Colorado Cacti (1 of 3) 1940
Boissevain, Charles H. and Carol Davidson Colorado Cacti (2 0f 3) 1940
Boissevain, Charles H. and Carol Davidson Colorado Cacti (3 of 3) 1940
Bolus, H.M.L. Notes on Mesembryanthemum & Allied Genera, Part III
Bolus, HML Notes on Mesembryanthemum and allied genera Part III (p. 1-188) 1939
Bolus, HML Notes on Mesembryanthemum and allied genera Part III (p. 189-236) 1950
Bolus, HML Notes on Mesembryanthemum and allied genera vol 1 1928
Borg, John Cacti
Bornman, Hans & Hardy, David Aloes of the South African Veld
Bramwell, David & Zoe Wild Flowers of the Canary Islands
Bravo-Hollis, Kelia Las Cactaceas de Mexico, VOL. I, II, Iii
Breitung, August The Agaves
Britton, N.L. & Rose, J.N. The Cactaceae, Vol. 1  (1 of 2)
Britton, N.L. & Rose, J.N. The Cactaceae, Vol. 1  (2 of 2)
Britton, N.L. & Rose, J.N. The Cactaceae, Vol. 2  (1 of 2)
Britton, N.L. & Rose, J.N. The Cactaceae, Vol. 2  (2 of 2)
Britton, N.L. & Rose, J.N. The Cactaceae, Vol. 3  (1 of 2)
Britton, N.L. & Rose, J.N. The Cactaceae, Vol. 3  (2 of 2)
Britton, N.L. & Rose, J.N. The Cactaceae, Vol. 4  (1 of 2)
Britton, N.L. & Rose, J.N. The Cactaceae, Vol. 4  (2 of 2)
Britton, N.L. and J.N. Rose Cactaceae, The  Vols. 1 & 2 1963
Britton, N.L. and J.N. Rose Cactaceae, The Vols. 3 & 4 1963
Brown, J.R. "Unusual Plants" - 110 Photographs of Succulents (1 of 3)
Brown, J.R. "Unusual Plants" - 110 Photographs of Succulents (2 of 3)
Brown, J.R. "Unusual Plants" - 110 Photographs of Succulents (3 of 3)
Brown, J.R., Alain White and Boyl L. Sloane Succulents for the Amateur 1939 (1955)
Brown, J.R., et. Al. Succulents for the Amateur
Buining, A.F.H. Discocactus (1 of 2)
Buining, A.F.H. Discocactus (2 of 2)
Buining, A.F.H. Genus Discocactus Pfeiffer, The N.D.
Buxbaum, Franz Cactus Culture based on biology 1958
Buxbaum, Franz Cactus Culture, Based on Biology
Carlson, Raymond, ed The Flowering Cactus
Carter, Susan New Succulent Spiney Euphorbias from East Africa 1982
Jean-Bernard Castillon Aloe of Madagascar 2010
Chahinian, B. Juan Sansevieria Trifasciata Varieties 1986
Champie, Clark Cacti & Succulents of El Paso
Champie, Clark Strangers in the Franklins
Chidamian, Claud The Book of Cacti & Other Succulent
Chileans, The 1-3 No 1-15 Chileans, The 1-3 No 1-15 1966-1969
Chileans, The 4-6 No 16-24 Chileans, The 4-6 No 16-24 1970-1972
Chileans, The 7-10 Chileans, The 7-10 1973-1979
Clauson, Robert Sedum of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt
Cobia, Mark E. Zygocactus (Schlumbergia) A comprehensive and practical guide for the weekend gardener 1992
Cole, Desmond Lithops, Flowering Stones
Collenette, Sheila Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia 1999
Colour Encyclopaedia of Succulents Colour Encyclopaedia of Succulents (in Japanese)
Court, Doreen Succulent Flora of Southern Africa 1981
Coyle, Jeanette and Norman C. Roberts Field Guide to the common and interesting plants of Baja California 1975
Craib, Charles Grass Aloes in the South African Veld 2005
Craig, Robert The Mammillaria Handbook
Crouch, Steve Desert Country
Cullmann et. al. The Encyclopedia of Cacti
Darwin, Charles The Power of Movement in Plants
Dawson, E. Yale Cactus of California
Dawson, E. Yale How to Know the Cacti
Dehgan, Bijan and Grady L. Webster Morphology and Relationships of the Genus Jatropha 1979
Desert Plant Life Vol. 1 Desert Plant Life Vol. 1
Desert Plant Life Vol. 10 Desert Plant Life Vol. 10
Desert Plant Life Vol. 12 Desert Plant Life Vol. 12
Desert Plant Life Vol. 14 Desert Plant Life Vol. 14
Desert Plant Life Vol. 16 Desert Plant Life Vol. 16
Dimmitt, Mark, Gene Josepht Palzkill Adenium Sculptural Elegnce, Floral Extravagance 2009
Dodge, Natt N. Flowers of the Southwest Desert
Dodge, Natt N. Poisonous Dwellers of the Desert
Donati, Davide; Carlos Zanovello Knowing, understanding, growing Turbinicarpus–Rapicactus 2005
Dressler, Robert L. Genus Pedilanthus (Euphorbiaceae), The 1957
Duncan, G.D. Lachenalia Handbook, The 1988
Earle, W. Hobert Cacti of the Southwest
Elliot, R.C. The Genus Lewisia
Euphorbia Review, The Vol 1 Nos 1-4, bound Euphorbia Review, The Vol 1 Nos 1-4, bound 1935
Evans, Ronald L. Handbook of cultivated Sedums 1983
Fearn, Brian The Genus Rebutia
Fischer, Pierre C 70 Common Cacti of the Southwest 1989
Florida Forest and Park Service Common Forest Trees of Florida, How to Know Them Third Edition 1943
Folsom, Debora Brown et.al. Dry Climate Gardening with Succulents
García, Jorge Meyrán and Lilián López Chávaz Crasuláceas de México, Las 2003
Gentry, Howard Scott Agave Family in Sonora, The 1972
Gentry, Howard Scott Agaves of Continental North America (1 of 2)
Gentry, Howard Scott Agaves of Continental North America (2 of 2)
Gentry, Howard Scott Agaves of North America 1982
Gentry, Howard Scott Rio Mayo Plants
Gibson, Arthur C. The Cactus Primer
Gibson, Arthur C. and Park S. Nobel Cactus Primer 1986
Giddy, Cynthia Cycads of South Africa 1974
Glass, Charles and Robert Foster Cacti and Succulents for the Amateur 1977
Gledhill, Eily Eastern Cape Veld Flowers 1981
Graf, Alfred Byrd Graf Exotica I
Graf, Alfred Byrd Graf Exotica II
Graham, Victor Growing Succulent Plants including cacti 1987
Green, G. Gilbert Cactus and Succulents
Guzmán, Ulises; Salvador Arias; Patricia Dávila Catálogo de cactáceas Mexicanas 2003
Haage, Walter Cacti and Succulents, A Practical Handbook, 900 Illustrations 1963
Halliday, P. Noteworthy Species of Kleinia 1988
Hamet, Raymond Kalanchoes (French)
Hammer, Steven The Genus Conophytum
Haselton, Scott E. Cacti for the Amateur (1 of 2) 1958
Haselton, Scott E. Cacti for the Amateur (2 of 2) 1958
Haselton, Scott E. Ephiphyllum Handbook (1 of 2) 1951
Haselton, Scott E. Ephiphyllum Handbook (1 of 2) 1951
Haustein, Erik Cactus Handbook 1988
Hecht, Hans Lakteen und andere Sukkulenten 1976
Herre, H Genera of Mesembryanthemaceae, The 1973
Hewitt, Terry The Complete Book of Cacti and Succulents
Higgens, Verga Crassula in Cultivation
Higgens, Verga The Study of Cacti
Higgins, Ethel Baily Our Native Cacti
Hinrichs, Linda Cactus, A Prickly Portrait of a Desert Eccentric
Hogan, Sean Flora: A Gardener's Encyclopedia in Two Volumes, A-K (1of 2) 2003
Hogan, Sean Flora: A Gardener's Encyclopedia in Two Volumes, A-K (2 of 2) 2004
Hogan, Sean Flora: A Gardener's Encyclopedia in Two Volumes, L-Z 2004
Houghton, A.D. The Cactus Book
Humphrey, Robert R. Boojum and its Home. The
Hunt, David The New Cactus Lexicon ATLAS 2006
Hunt, David The New Cactus Lexicon TEXT 2006
Hunt, David R. Review of Mammillaria Names in current usage 1987
Huxley, Anthony House Plants; Cacti and Succulents 1972
Ingram, Stephen Cacti, Agaves and Yuccas of California and Nevada 2008
Innes, Clive Cacti and Succulents
Innes, Clive and Charles Glass Cacti
Irish, Mary and Gary Agaves Yuccas and Related Plants 2000
Ivimey-Cook, R.B. Succulents, A Glossary of Terms and Descriptions
Jacobsen, Hermann A Handbook of Succulents Plants: VOL 1
Jacobsen, Hermann A Handbook of Succulents Plants: VOL 2
Jacobsen, Hermann A Handbook of Succulents Plants: VOL 3
Jacobsen, Hermann Succulent Plants: Description, Cultivation and uses of Succulent Plants, other than Cacti 1935
Jacobsen, Hermann The Cultivation of Succulents
Jacobson, Hermann Cultivation of Succulents, The 1955
Jacobson, Hermann Lexicon of Succulent Plants 1974 ed
Jaeger, Edmund Desert Wild Flowers
Jankowitz, W.J. Aloes of South West Africa
Jeppe. Barbara South African Aloes
Kapitany, Attila & Shultz,  Rudolf Echeveria cultivars 2005
Kapitany, Attila & Shultz,  Rudolf More Succulents for the Garden 2000
Kapitany, Attila & Shultz,  Rudolf Succulent Success in the Garden
Kapitany, Attila & Shultz,  Rudolf Succulents Care and Health
Kapitany, Attila & Shultz,  Rudolf Succulents in the Garden
Kapitany, Attila & Shultz,  Rudolf Succulents Propagation
Kapitany, Attila and Lorraine Shultz Echeveria Cultivars 2005
Katterman, Fred Eriosyce
Keen, W.C. A Guide to Cactus ans Other Succulent Plants
Kent, Carol Miller Aloe Vera 1980
Kramer, Jack Succulents and Cactus 1970
Kuper, Walter Cacti
Kuper, Walter Kakteen ( German edition of "Cact"i)
Kupper, Walter and Pia Roshardt Cacti 1960
Lamb, Edgar Cacti from Seed the easy way 1959
Lamb, Edger & Brian Cacti in Colour
Lamb, Edger & Brian Colourful Cacti of the Deserts
Lamb, Edger & Brian Neale's Photographic Reference Plates, Part 1 & 2
Lamb, Edger & Brian Neale's Pictorial Booklet of Cacti and Other Succulents
Lamb, Edger & Brian Stapeliads in Cultivation
Lamb, Edger & Brian The Illustrated Reference on Cacti & Other Succulents, Vil. 1
Lamb, Edger & Brian The Illustrated Reference on Cacti & Other Succulents, Vil. 2
Lamb, Edger & Brian The Illustrated Reference on Cacti & Other Succulents, Vil. 3
Lamb, Edger & Brian The Illustrated Reference on Cacti & Other Succulents, Vil. 4
Lamb, Edger & Brian The Illustrated Reference on Cacti & Other Succulents, Vil. 5
Lawson, H.C. Book of Cacti for the Amateur Collector 1935
Leach, L. C. Excelsa Txonomic Series No, 4, A revision of Huernia 1988
Leighton-Boyce, Gilbert & Iliff, James The Sub-Genus Tephrocactus
Leue, Marga Epiphyllum, the Splendor of Leaf Cacti 1987
Leuenberger, Beat Ernst Pereskia, Memoirs of the New York Botanic Garden vol 41 1986
Lindsay, George Cacti of San Diego County
Lindsay, George Genus Ferocactus, The 1996
Mace, Tony Notocactus
Maddams, W.F. Interesting Newer Mammillarias
Manning, Reg What Kinda Cactus Iz@zat?
Marsden, C. & Jackson, H.S. Rebutia
Marshall, W. Taylor Arizona's Cactuses
Marshall, W. Taylor Succulent Plants
Marshall, W.T. & Bock, T.M. Cactaceae
Marshall, W.T. & Woods, R.S. Glossary of Succulent Plant Terms
Martin, Margaret & Chapman, Peter Succulents and their Cultivation (1 of 2) 1977
Mathew, Brian Genus Lewisia, The 1989
Mauseth, James D., Roberto Kiesling and Carlos O. Ostolaza Cactus Odyssey, A journey into the wilds of Bolivia, Peru and Argentina 2002
McQuown, F.R. Fine-Flowered Cacti
Meadow, Katie Cacti and other Succulents For Your Home
Morhardt, Sia & Emil California Desert Flowers
Mottram, R. Mammillaria Index 1980
Mulligen, William C. Cactus and Succulents 1975
Munz, Philip California Desert Flowers
Munz, Philip California Spring Wildflowers
National Cactus Society Guide to Cactus and other Succulent Plants 1973
Nel, G.C. Lithops
Nel, G.C. The Gibbaeum Handbook
Nobel, Park S. Remarkable Agaves and Cacti 1994
Noble, W.C. Aloes for Greenhouse ans Indoor Cultivation
Padilla, Voctoria Bromeliads 1973
Parker, Kittie Arizona Ranch, Farm and Garden Weeds
Patraw, Pauline Flowers of the Southest Mesas
Payne, Helen E. Plant Jewels of the High Country "Sempervivums and Sedums" 1972
Perl, Philip and Time Life Books Cacti and Succulents 1979
Pilbeam, John Adromischus, Cactus File Handbook #3 1998
Pilbeam, John Cacti for the Connoisseur
Pilbeam, John Gymnocalycium, A Collectors Guide
Pilbeam, John Haworthia and Astroloba a Collector's Guide 1983
Pilbeam, John Mammillaria 1999
Pilbeam, John Mammillaria a Collector's Guide 1980
Pilbeam, John Sulcorebutia and Weingartia, A Collector's Guide 1985
Pilbeam, John The Genus Echeveria 2008
Pilbeam, John The Second Fifty Harworthias
Pilbeam, John Thelocactus
Pilbeam, John & Hunt, David A Sulco Gallery: Sulcorebutias in Pictures, Selected and Annotated 2004
Pilbeam, John; Derek Bowdery Ferocactus 2005
Preston-Mafham, Ken 500 Cacti 2007
Preston-Mafham, Rod & Ken Cacti the illustrated dictionary 1991
Rainbow Gardens Directory of Epiphyllums and other related plants 1979(1981)
Rainman, Marlene An Introduction to Stapeliads
Rauh, Werner Schone Kakteen, Undandere Sukkulenten 1967
Rauh, Werner Succulent and Xerophytic Plants of Madagascar Vol 1 1998
Rauh, Werner Succulent and Xerophytic Plants of Madagascar Vol 2 1998
Rauh, Werner UberDie Sonierungund Differenzierung
Rauh, Werner Wonderful World of Succuelnts, The 1984
Rawe, Rolf Cacti in Southern Africa 1966
Rawe, Rolf Succulents in the Veld 1968
Reynolds, Gilbert Aloes of South Africa 2nd ed 1974
Reynolds, Gilbert Aloes of South Africa 4th ed 1950 (1982)
Reynolds, Gilbert Aloes of Tropical West Africa and Madagascar 1966
Reynolds, Gilbert Westacott The Aloes of South Africa
Rowley, Gordon Caudiciform and Pachycaul Succulents Handbook 1987
Rowley, Gordon Crassula, a grower's guide 2003
Rowley, Gordon Flowering Succulents 1959
Rowley, Gordon History of Succulent Plants, A 1997
Rowley, Gordon Illustrated Encyclopedia of Succuelnts 1978
Rowley, Gordon Succulent Compositae—Senecio and Othonna, The 1994
Rowley, Gordon D. Name That Succulent
Sadovsky, Otakar Astrophytum
Sajeva, Maurizio and Mariangela Costanzo Succulents the illustrated dictionary 1994
Sanchez, Hernando Cactaceas y Succulents dl la Barranca de Metztitlan
Santiago, Jerónimo Reyes; Christian Brachet I.; Joel Pérez Cristiano; Araceli Gutiérrez de la Rosa Catáceas y otras plantas nativas de la Cañada Cuicatlán, Oaxaca 2004
Schaeffer, Hans-Helmut Plants of the Canary Islands 1967
Schonland, S. Crassulaceae, Materials for a critical revision of the South African species of the genus Crassula 1929
Schuler, Stanley (ed) Simon and Schuster's Guide To Cacti and Succulents 1985
Schulz, Ellen D. Texas Cactus
Schulz, Rudolf Aeonium in Habitat and Cultivation 2007
Schumann, Karl Bluhendw Kakteen
Schuster, Danny The World of Cacti
Schwantes, G The Cultivation of Mesembryanthemaceae
Schwartz, Herman (ed.) Euphorbia Journal Vol 1 1983
Schwartz, Herman (ed.) Euphorbia Journal Vol 10 1996
Schwartz, Herman (ed.) Euphorbia Journal Vol 2 1984
Schwartz, Herman (ed.) Euphorbia Journal Vol 3 1985
Schwartz, Herman (ed.) Euphorbia Journal Vol 4 1987
Schwartz, Herman (ed.) Euphorbia Journal Vol 5 1988
Schwartz, Herman (ed.) Euphorbia Journal Vol 6 1989
Schwartz, Herman (ed.) Euphorbia Journal Vol 7 1991
Schwartz, Herman (ed.) Euphorbia Journal Vol 8 1992
Schwartz, Herman (ed.) Euphorbia Journal Vol 9 1994
Schwartz, Leah Schwartz, Leah 1990
Scott, Charles Genus Haworthia a taxonomic revision, The 1985
Shewell-Cooper, W.E. Cacti as House Plants
Shreve, Forrest Cactus and its Home, The 1931
Shreve, Forrest Vegetation and Flora of the Sonoran Desert; Vol 1
Shreve, Forrest Vegetation and Flora of the Sonoran Desert; Vol 2
Singh, Meena Succulent Plants of India 2002
Smith, Gideon F., et al (eds) List of Southern African Succulent Plants 1997
Smith, Gideon F., et al (eds) Mesembs of the World 1998
Spegazzini, Carlos Cactaceas
Stepien, Carmen Cactaceas Succulentas Mexicanas 1997
Stockwell, William Palmer Arizona Cacti  Vol IV #3
Storms, Ed, Schwantes, G. Flowering Stones and Mid-Day Flowers
Tate, Joyce L. Cactus Cook Book 1972
Taylor Nagel P. The Genus Echinocereus
Taylor, Nigel P. Genus Echinocereus, the 1985
Thornber, J.J. The Fantastic Clan, The Cactus Family
Toiken, H.R. A Revision of the Genus Crassula in Southern Africa Part 1
Toiken, H.R. A Revision of the Genus Crassula in Southern Africa Part 2
Toiken, H.R. Crassula of South Africa
Trelease, William Agave in the West Indies 1913
Uggli, Urs Monographic study of the genus Rosularia (Crassulaceae) 1988
US Dept of Agriculture Agave Family in Sonora, Agricultural Handbook #399 1972
van Jaarsveld, E.J. Gasterias of South Africa 1994
Van Jaarsveld, Ernst Cotyledon & Tylecodon 2006
van Jaarsveld, Ernst and Daryl Koutnik Cotyledon and Tylecodon 2006
Van Ness, Martha Cacti and Succulents Indoors and Outdoors
Vazquez-Garcia, J. Antonio Agaves del Occidente de Mexico 2007
Walter, Eric Echevaria 1972
Webber, J.M. Yuccas of the Southwest:  Agricultural Monograph #17
Wenger, Del Cacti of the Southwest
White, Alain The Stapelieae Vol. I
White, Alain The Stapelieae Vol. II
White, Alain The Stapelieae Vol. III
Williamson, Graham Richtersveld the Enchanted Wilderness 2000
Wolthuys, J.J.V. Monstosity and Cristation in Succulent Plants
Woods, R.S. The Naturalist's Lexicon
Yetman, David The Great Cacti Ethnobotany & Biogeography 1941
Yetman, David Organ Pipe Cactus 2007
Zappi, Daniela Pilosocereus

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