This endeavour proved unsuccessful, but another book did catch my eye...
The sub-title is 'How vagabond plants gatecrashed civilisation and changed the way we think about nature'.
This isn't going to be a book review, especially as I've only just started reading it, but mainly because plenty of better folk than I have already written excellent articles about the book. Here's a selection:
So, not long later, there I was sat in the dentist's waiting room, leafing through its lush pages.
One of the first sentences that I read stated ominously:
"Dock seeds still germinate freely after sixty years."
So it rather looks like the Rumex obtusifolius in our garden will easily outlast me.