Wildflowers of the Eastern United States

Wildflowers of the Eastern United States

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by Marion Duncan, Wilbur Duncan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820327476

ISBN-13: 9780820327471

Pub. Date: 03/28/2005

Publisher: University of Georgia Press


Richly illustrated with over 600 color photographs, this guide describes more than 1,100 wildflowers that can be found east of the Mississippi--in our woods and parks, along mountain trails or dunes, and even floating in streams. Whether you are a resident or a visitor, an amateur naturalist or a professional botanist, this guide will be a welcome addition to your…  See more details below

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Richly illustrated with over 600 color photographs, this guide describes more than 1,100 wildflowers that can be found east of the Mississippi--in our woods and parks, along mountain trails or dunes, and even floating in streams. Whether you are a resident or a visitor, an amateur naturalist or a professional botanist, this guide will be a welcome addition to your library, classroom, or backpack.

Wildflowers of the Eastern United States is

  • Thorough: Covers more than 1,100 species of wildflowers found from Maine to northern Florida, including forbs, grasses, rushes, and sedges. More than 700 of these species also are found west of the Mississippi.
  • Useful: Includes both common and scientific names. The succinct descriptions and color photographs provide the most easily recognizable characteristics necessary for positive identification of each species.
  • Accessible: Keeps language as simple as possible so that hobbyists as well as specialists will find the book accurate and easy to use. A glossary and line drawings define and illustrate botanical terminology, and the authors provide a brief guide to plant structure.
  • Informative: Describes range, blooming season, and typical habitat for each species. A list of plants with unusual characteristics is a further aid to identification.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820327471
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Series:
Wormsloe Foundation Publications Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
638,556
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexi
Acknowledgmentsxiii
General Introductionxv
Glossaryxxix
List of Abbreviationsxxxv
Species Descriptions1
Color Plates181
Index349
Photo Credits379

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Wildflowers of the Eastern United States 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Zorra More than 1 year ago
A little heavier than what I would like for a field guide. Beautiful photos to help with identification with botanical names referenced to another section with common names. I wish they had put the common name along with the picture for a novice wildflower person like me.