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Plant Explorer's Guide to New England
     

Plant Explorer's Guide to New England

by Raymond Wiggers
 
This book invites gardeners, nature lovers, & native-plant fanciers to discover the Northeasts rich legacy of botany, ecology, & horticulture. With a delightful mix of Thoreauvian reflection & good old Yankee humor, Wiggers leads adventurers on 54 illustrated driving & walking tours through New Englands living landscape, from Maine to Connecticut. Introductory

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This book invites gardeners, nature lovers, & native-plant fanciers to discover the Northeasts rich legacy of botany, ecology, & horticulture. With a delightful mix of Thoreauvian reflection & good old Yankee humor, Wiggers leads adventurers on 54 illustrated driving & walking tours through New Englands living landscape, from Maine to Connecticut. Introductory material includes: a brief botanical history of New England; New Englands Living Landscapes; & mounting your expedition. Illustrated with maps & black-&-white photographs. Common & taxonomic names of plants, lichens, & algae. Glossary. Bibliography.

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A delightful guide to the botany, ecology, horticulture, and paleobotanical history of the region. Provides 54 sensibly-planned guided driving and walking tours and is peppered with sage observations, dry Yankee humor, and most importantly, a formidable knowledge and appreciation of the region. Includes fine b&w photographs and a clear map of each trip. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878423064
Publisher:
Mountain Press Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/1994
Pages:
608

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