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Aliens in the Backyard: Plant and Animal Imports Into America
by John Leland
Some 10,000 alien plants and animals live in North America. Our lawns sprout African grasses, our roadsides flower with European weeds, and our homes harbor Asian, European, and African pests. The iconic American cowboy spread such alien life forms as cows, horses, anthrax, and tumbleweed, supplementing the often unexpected ways Native Americans influenced the environment. ...more
Hardcover, 235 pages
Published July 4th 2005 by University of South Carolina Press
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