Nominees for the 2014 Annual Literature Award were:

[After deadline & judging]

Alpine Plants of the Northwest: Wyoming to Alaska
Pojar, Jim and Andy MacKinnon
Lone Pine Publishing,  2013

America’s Romance with the English Garden
Thomas Mickey
Ohio University Press, 2013

Andre Le Notre in perspective
Bouchenot-Dechin, Patricia and Farhat, Georges, eds.
Editions Hazan, 2013

Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life: The Plants and Places that Inspired the Classic Children’s Tale
Marta McDowell
Timber Press, 2013

Common Mosses of the Northeast and Appalachians
Karl B McKnight, Joseph R. Rohrer, Kirsten McKnight Ward & Warren J. Perdrizet
Princeton University Press,  2013

Daffodil: The Remarkable Story of the World’s Most Popular Spring Flower
Noel Kingsbury ; Photographs by Jo Whitworth
Timber Press, 2013

Flora of the Four Corners region: Vascular plants of the San Juan River drainage, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah
Kenneth D. Heil, Steve L. O’Kane, Jr., Linda Mary Reeves, Arnold Clifford
Missouri Botanical Garden, 2013

Flora of Virginia
Weakley, Alan S, J. Christopher Ludwig, John F. Townsend.  Bland Crowder, Editor
BRIT Press, 2012

Florida Wildflowers: A Comprehensive Guide
Walter Kingsley Taylor
University Press of Florida, 2013

The Garden Club of America: One Hundred Years of a Growing Legacy
William Seale
Smithsonian Books, 2013

The Genus Cyclamen: Science, Cultivation and Art
Brian Mathew et al
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2013

The Genus Betula: A Taxonomic Revision of Birches
Kenneth Ashburner (Author), Hugh A. McAllister
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2013

Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot
Peter Crane
Yale University Press, 2012

Khawa Karpo: Tibetan Traditional Knowledge and Biodiversity Conservation
Jan Salick and Robert K. Moseley
MBG Press, 2012

Imitation of Life: a visual catalogue of the 19th century fruit models…
Tony Kanellos
Board of the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium [Adelaide Botanic Garden], 2013

Nikolaus Joseph Jacquin’s American plants:  Botanical expedition to the Caribbean (1754-1759) and the publication of the Selectarum stirpium Americanarum historia
Santiago Madriñán
Brill,  2013

Our Daily Bread: A History of Cereals
Åsmund Bjørnstad.
Translated by Åsmund Bjørnstad, with Timothy J. Young; foreword by Cary Fowler.
Vidarforlaget/Bokvennen Forlag AS, 2012

Our plants… our land : Plants of Nain and Torngat Mountains Basecamp & Research Station (Nunatsiavut)
Alain Cuerrier and  Luise Hermanutz
Montréal / St. John’s, NL : Institut de recherche en biologie végétale / Memorial University, 2012

The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted: The Early Boston Years, 1882-1890
Frederick Law Olmsted (Author), Ethan Carr (Editor), Amanda Gagel (Editor), Michael Shapiro (Editor)
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013

Paradise lot: two plant geeks, one tenth of an acre and the making of an edible garden oasis in the city
Toensmeier, Eric
Chelsea Green Publications, 2013

Patricia Johanson and the Re-Invention of Public Environmental Art, 1958–2010
Xin Wu
Ashgate Publishing Company, 2013

Picturing the book of nature: Image, text, and argument in sixteenth-century human anatomy and medical botany
Sachiko Kusukawa
The University of Chicago Press, 2012

Plant Conservation: Why It Matters and How It Works
Timothy Walker
Timber Press,  2013

Planting: A New Perspective
Piet Oudolf and Noel Kingsbury
Publisher: Timber Press, 2013

Prospect Park: Olmsted & Vaux’s Brooklyn Masterpiece
David P. Colley and Elizabeth Keegin Colley
Princeton Architectural Press, 2013

Quiet Beauty: The Japanese Gardens of North America
Kendall H. Brown, Author ; David M. Cobb, Photographer
Tuttle Publishing,  2013

Restoring Tropical Forests: A Practical Guide
Stephen Elliott, David Blakesley, Kate Hardwick
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2013

“A Rich Spot of Earth”: Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden at Monticello
Peter J. Hatch ; Foreword by Alice Waters
Yale University Press, 2012

Rory McEwen: Colours of reality
edited by Martin Rix
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2013

Scientists and scholars in the field:  Studies in the history of fieldwork and expeditions
Edited by Kristian H. Nielsen, Michael Harbsmeier & Christopher J. Ries
Aarhus University Press, 2012

Seaweeds : Edible, available & sustainable
Ole G. Mouritsen
University of Chicago Press, 2013

The Signature of All Things
Elizabeth Gilbert
Viking,  2013

Spring Wildflowers of the Northeast: A Natural History
Carol Gracie
Princeton University Press,  2012

Steyermark’s Flora of Missouri, Volume 3
George Yatskievych
MBG Press in cooperation with The Missouri Department of Conservation, 2013

The Story of Kew Gardens in Photographs
Lynn Parker ; Kiri Ross-Jones
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2013

Tell about the Night Flowers: Eudora Welty’s Gardening Letters, 1940-1949
Edited by Julia Eichelberger.
University of Mississippi Press,  2013

Victoria the seductress:  A cultural and natural history of the world’s greatest water lily
Tomasz Aniko
Longwood Gardens,  2013

Visible empire: Botanical expeditions and visual culture in the Hispanic enlightenment
Daniela Bleichmar
University of Chicago Press, 2012

Weed Anatomy
Aris G.Hansjoerg Kraehmer and Peter Baur
Wiley-Blackwell, 2013
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