Central Florida Wildflowers: A Field Guide to Wildflowers of the Lake Wales Ridge, Ocala National Forest, Disney Wilderness Preserve, and More than 60 State Parks and Preserves

Central Florida Wildflowers: A Field Guide to Wildflowers of the Lake Wales Ridge, Ocala National Forest, Disney Wilderness Preserve, and More than 60 State Parks and Preserves

by Roger L. Hammer

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Overview

This guide features stunning color photographs of 370 wildflowers from Ocala National Forest, Lake Wales Ridge, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, the Disney Wilderness Preserve, Arch-bold Biological Station, and more than 60 state parks and preserves. Detailed descriptions and full-color photos aid the reader in identifying plants in the field. Look inside to find: Detailed yet user-friendly descriptions and full-color photos of 370 wildflowers, Flowers organized by color and family, Information on bloom season and interesting facts about each plant, Introduction to the area's habitats and ecology, Primer on plant characteristics and identification, Glossary of botanical terms

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493022151
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publication date: 06/01/2016
Series: Wildflowers in the National Parks Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Roger L. Hammer is a professional naturalist and a part-time instructor and fieldtrip leader for Fairchild Tropical Garden in Miami. He received the first Marjory Stoneman Douglas Award and the Charles Brookfield Medal. He lives in Homestead, Florida.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xi

Central Florida Habitats xi

How to Use This Guide xvii

Florida's Endemic Flora xviii

Blue and Purple Flowers 1

Pink Flowers 39

Red and Orange Flowers 85

Yellow Flowers 97

Brown and Green Flowers 145

White Flowers 159

Glossary 218

Native Plant Directory 222

Selected References 223

Index 224

About the Author 234

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