A Guide to the Wildflowers and Ferns of Kentucky

A Guide to the Wildflowers and Ferns of Kentucky

by Roger W. Barbour, Mary E. Wharton


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This unique guide to the herbaceous wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky's fields and forests contains 500 full-color plates accompanied by descriptive captions. Each species has been photographed to show its distinctive features for easy identification. The accompanying text gives a concise description of the plant, including distinguishing features, variations sometimes found, similar and related species, habitat, frequency, distribution, and flowering time. A simple-to-follow key enables the layman to identify nearly 700 wildflowers and ferns with minimal effort.

Reliable and authoritative, A Guide to the Wildflowers and Ferns of Kentucky will provide the user with many hours of pleasure in the field or at home.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813155586
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication date: 07/15/2014
Pages: 356
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

Mary E. Wharton is professor and chairman of the department of biology at Georgetown College. With photographs by Roger W. Barbour, professor of zoology at the University of Kentucky.

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