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New York State Trees and Wildflowers: An Introduction to Familiar Species

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New York's wildflowers play a critical role in providing habitat for native wildlife, as well as looking spectacular. As you travel the Empire State take along New York Trees and Wildflowers, the perfect pocket-sized, folding nature guide. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar species of familiar trees, shrubs and wildflowers. Created and printed in the USA, this guide was updated in 2012 with a new cover design and a back panel map highlighting the state's prominent botanical ...

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Overview

New York's wildflowers play a critical role in providing habitat for native wildlife, as well as looking spectacular. As you travel the Empire State take along New York Trees and Wildflowers, the perfect pocket-sized, folding nature guide. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar species of familiar trees, shrubs and wildflowers. Created and printed in the USA, this guide was updated in 2012 with a new cover design and a back panel map highlighting the state's prominent botanical sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, this handy guide will be appreciated by visitors to New York as well as residents.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583552971
  • Publisher: Waterford Press Ltd.
  • Publication date: 10/1/2005
  • Series: Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
  • Pages: 1
  • Sales rank: 249,784
  • Product dimensions: 3.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

James Kavanagh has written over 450 pocket guides to nature, travel, science and languages that have sold over 4.5 million copies worldwide.

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Text and illustrations are displayed on page panels for easy field identification purposes. Examples include:
Trees & Shrubs: American Elm, Ulmus Americana, To 100 ft. (30 m). Leaves are toothed. Fruits have a papery collar and are notched at the tip.
White Flowers: Queen Anne's Lace, Daucus Carota, To 3 ft. (90 cm). Flower clusters become cup-shaped as they age.
Blue & Purple Flowers: Pickerelweed, Pontederia cordata, To 4 ft. (1.2 m). Aquatic plant has dense spike of blue flowers.

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Table of Contents

(1) Botanical Sanctuaries (2) Trees & Shrubs (3) White Flowers (4) Yellow Flowers (5) Red & Pink Flowers (6) Blue & Purple Flowers

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