The Wild Orchids of North America, North of Mexico / Edition 1

The Wild Orchids of North America, North of Mexico / Edition 1

by Paul Martin Brown
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0813025729

ISBN-13: 9780813025728

Pub. Date: 04/28/2003

Publisher: University Press of Florida

A concise scientific reference for naturalists, botanists, and orchid enthusiasts using both color photos and a key designed for field use. Written to complement the Flora of North America Project, the guide covers 223 species, 24 subspecies and varieties, 103 growth and color forms, and 24 hybrids. Each species entry provides identification, distribution range,

Overview

A concise scientific reference for naturalists, botanists, and orchid enthusiasts using both color photos and a key designed for field use. Written to complement the Flora of North America Project, the guide covers 223 species, 24 subspecies and varieties, 103 growth and color forms, and 24 hybrids. Each species entry provides identification, distribution range, recent synonyms, and all subspecies's varietal and forma information. The book includes a personal checklist, a ruler on the front and back flaps, and a flexible, water-resistant paper cover. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813025728
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Edition description:
First
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
11.20(w) x 4.58(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Abbreviations and Symbolsxi
Checklist of the Wild Orchids1
A Selection of Hybrids and Color, Leaf, and Growth Forms129
Using the Checklist as a Field Guide155
Key to the Wild Orchids157
AppendixExcluded Species185
Additions, Corrections, Nomenclatural Changes, and Comments for Luer (1972), The Native Orchids of Florida, and Luer (1975), The Native Orchids of the United States and Canada excluding Florida187
Glossary197
Bibliography201
Photo Credits205
Index207
Personal Checklist225

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