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Great Smoky Mountains Trees and Wildflowers: An Introduction to Familiar Species (Pocket Naturalist - Waterford Press)
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Great Smoky Mountains Trees and Wildflowers: An Introduction to Familiar Species (Pocket Naturalist - Waterford Press)

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by James Kavanagh, Waterford Press, Raymond Leung (Illustrator)
 

The Great Smoky Mountains, which is part of an International Biosphere Reserve and contains nearly 200,000 acres of old growth forest. The extraordinary mosaic of life zones – including the world’s finest example of a temperate deciduous forest – supports an estimated 5,600 species of trees, shrubs, and herbs including more than 1,600 species of

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The Great Smoky Mountains, which is part of an International Biosphere Reserve and contains nearly 200,000 acres of old growth forest. The extraordinary mosaic of life zones – including the world’s finest example of a temperate deciduous forest – supports an estimated 5,600 species of trees, shrubs, and herbs including more than 1,600 species of flowering plants. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of trees, shrubs and wildflowers. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583554210
Publisher:
Waterford Press Ltd.
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Series:
Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
Pages:
12
Sales rank:
388,510
Product dimensions:
3.90(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
10 Years

Meet the Author

Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh’s path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.

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Great Smoky Mountains Trees and Wildflowers: An Introduction to Familiar Species (Pocket Naturalist - Waterford Press) 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Zorra More than 1 year ago
This is a little fold out- easy to carry in a pack, but there are a lot of plants that are missing.