A Peterson Field Guide to Wildflowers: Northeastern and North-central North America

A Peterson Field Guide to Wildflowers: Northeastern and North-central North America

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A Peterson Field Guide to Wildflowers: Northeastern and North-central North America by Margaret McKenny, Roger Tory Peterson

Find what you're looking for with Peterson Field Guides—their field-tested visual identification system is designed to help you differentiate thousands of unique species accurately every time.
 
Grouped by color and by plant characteristics, 1,293 species in 84 families are described and illustrated. Included here are all the flowers you're most likely to encounter in the eastern and north-central U.S., westward to the Dakotas and southward to North Carolina and Arkansas, as well as the adjacent parts of Canada.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780395911723
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 03/28/1998
Series: Peterson Field Guides Series
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 199,403
Product dimensions: 4.50(w) x 7.25(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.


Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

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A Peterson Field Guide to Wildflowers: Northeastern and North-central North America 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was disappointed with this book compared to others in the series. I had a copy years ago that had lots of colored plates of the flowers. The current edition has some, but most of the pictures are black and white. I feel this is totally unacceptable in identifying plants. The Peterson Bird Guide has many excellent colored plates. This book is a disappointment, and if falls flat.
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