Plants of the Victorian High Country: A Field Guide for Walkers

Overview

* Simple keys for each group
* High quality color photographs allow easy identification
* Contains a glossary of terms and list of plants by family

This book will allow anyone with little botanical knowledge to identify plants that they are most likely to encounter while walking in Victoria’s High Country. The guide is written in plain English and includes a glossary of botanical terms.

Plants of the Victorian High Country contains species descriptions and photographs of plants ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (5) from $26.33   
  • New (2) from $26.33   
  • Used (3) from $63.19   
Plants of the Victorian High Country: A Field Guide for Walkers

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$33.00
BN.com price

Overview

* Simple keys for each group
* High quality color photographs allow easy identification
* Contains a glossary of terms and list of plants by family

This book will allow anyone with little botanical knowledge to identify plants that they are most likely to encounter while walking in Victoria’s High Country. The guide is written in plain English and includes a glossary of botanical terms.

Plants of the Victorian High Country contains species descriptions and photographs of plants to be found along popular walking tracks, such as Harrietville to Mt. Feathertop and Mt. Hotham. Plants of the montane, sub-alpine and alpine zones are included, sorted into five easily distinguished groups:

• herbs
• daisy herbs
• low woody shrubs
• tall shrubs and trees • eucalypts

The guide features straightforward identification keys and clear photos of the leaves, flowers and stems of the plant.

If you are a nature lover planning to walk in the Victorian High Country, this book is an essential addition to your backpack.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780643104631
  • Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/28/2012
  • Pages: 146
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

John Murphy is a former chemistry, biology and outdoor education teacher. Now retired, he is a volunteer guide at Adelaide Botanic Gardens, a farmer, and enjoys bushwalking and camping.

Bill Dowling is a former builder’s laborer, photographer and teacher. Since retiring, he has become a volunteer guide at Adelaide Botanic Gardens and is an active member of the Friends of the Great Victoria Desert.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

About this book
How to use the book
Acknowledgements
Australian Plants Society Victoria Inc.
Other useful books
The environment
Flower types
Plant descriptions

Herbs (other than daisies)
Daisy herbs
Low woody shrubs
Tall shrubs and trees
Eucalypts
Glossary
Plants listed by family
Index
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)