Mockel's Desert Flower Notebook Author:Henry R. Mockel and Beverly Mockel It is not a flower catalog. — It is not a textbook. — No Dictionary Needed! — Care was taken not to use technical terms where informal English would suffice. Plants were selected which could represent the major subdivisions. The species generally differ only slightly, not enough to concern the casual observer. It was considered essential not to con... more »fuse nonprofessional people with scientific complexities. Observations and illustrations were made in the field from living plants and thereby numbers of significant facts, which are not commonly recognized, are reported.