British Wild Flowers: A Photographic Guide to Every Common Species

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A complete photoguide to all the wild flowers of Britain, in the same format as the bestselling Complete British Wildlife. There are 1,039 main entries, which include wildflowers, shrubs, aquatic plants, grasses, sedges, and rushes. A botanical hotspots section includes 100 rarer species and focuses on which places to visit in Britain which are particularly rich in flower species. The introduction gives information about habitats and general background information to making identifications. Comparison pages show ...

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Overview

A complete photoguide to all the wild flowers of Britain, in the same format as the bestselling Complete British Wildlife. There are 1,039 main entries, which include wildflowers, shrubs, aquatic plants, grasses, sedges, and rushes. A botanical hotspots section includes 100 rarer species and focuses on which places to visit in Britain which are particularly rich in flower species. The introduction gives information about habitats and general background information to making identifications. Comparison pages show different leaf shapes, flower clusters etc., so that you can quickly and easily navigate to the right section of the book to make your identification. Maps are included for all species to show where they can be found.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780007236848
  • Publisher: HarperCollins UK
  • Publication date: 4/7/2008
  • Series: Collins Complete Photo Guides
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Sterry written and illustrated more than 30 books and illustrated many more. He also runs Nature Photographers Ltd, a specialist photo library.

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