A Guide to the Wildflowers of South Carolina

A Guide to the Wildflowers of South Carolina

by Richard Dwight Porcher
     
 

ISBN-10: 1570034389

ISBN-13: 9781570034381

Pub. Date: 02/03/2002

Publisher: University of South Carolina Press

Admired by plant enthusiasts, botanists, and nature lovers of all ages, wildflowers comprise one of the most beloved - and diverse - groupings of flora in South Carolina. Although relatively small in size, the Palmetto State hosts a remarkable variety of wildflower species, from the trillium and bloodroot that brighten its forests to heliotrope and common toadflax…  See more details below

Overview

Admired by plant enthusiasts, botanists, and nature lovers of all ages, wildflowers comprise one of the most beloved - and diverse - groupings of flora in South Carolina. Although relatively small in size, the Palmetto State hosts a remarkable variety of wildflower species, from the trillium and bloodroot that brighten its forests to heliotrope and common toadflax that dot the state's roadsides and fields. With color photographs by Richard Dwight Porcher and extensive descriptions of 711 wildflower species and communities, A Guide to the Wildflowers of South Carolina offers a complete reference for finding and appreciating these natural treasures.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570034381
Publisher:
University of South Carolina Press
Publication date:
02/03/2002
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Natural History of Selected Groups of Vascular Plants1
History of Field Botany in South Carolina23
Selected Topics on Natural History and Ecology39
South Carolina's Natural Wildflower Communities69
Species Descriptions and Color Plates107
Field Guide to Natural Plant Communities409
Glossary457
App. 1South Carolina Herbariums471
App. 2Keys to Heartleafs, Rhododendrons, and Trilliums of South Carolina473
App. 3: Illustrations of Plant Structures477
General References481
Literature Cited491
Index of Scientific Plant Names495
Index of Common Plant Names509
General Index531

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