Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida

Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida

by Richard P. Wunderlin, Bruce F. Hansen

Hardcover(Third Edition)

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Expanded and updated, this edition of Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida is an indispensable reference to the highly diverse flora of Florida. Both popular and comprehensive, the volume edition contains updated nomenclature and the inclusion of more than 100 additional species, making it the most inclusive identification manual for the more than 4,200 taxa native to or naturalized in Florida.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813035437
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 08/14/2011
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 800
Sales rank: 565,448
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.70(d)

About the Author

Richard P. Wunderlin is professor of biology at the University of South Florida. Bruce F. Hansen is curator of the University of South Florida Herbarium. Together they are coauthors of Flora of Florida, Volume I and the Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants website.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

Keys 6

Major Vascular Plant Groups 6

Pteridophyte Families 6

Gymnosperm Families 10

Monocotyledon Families 10

Dicotyledon Families 14

Descriptive Flora 33

Pteridophytes 33

Gymnosperms 60

Monocotyledons 64

Dicotyledons 240

Synopsis of the Flora 628

Glossary 629

Index to Common Names 647

Index to Scientific Names 719

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