National Wildlife Federation field guide to wildflowers of North America

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Sterling Pub.,
Pub. Date:
c2010.
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English
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Wherever even the smallest green thing grows, there you’ll find wildflowers, be they huge, showy tropical blossoms or pretty, tiny bloomers. North America alone is home to thousands of species?and the National Wildlife Federation Field Guide celebrates that wide diversity in grand fashion. From Acanthaceae to Zygophyllaceaei, this beautiful, portable volume provides the common and scientific names for each flower family; information on the flowering season; leaf, stalk, and blossom descriptions, with measurements; and color range maps of more than 700 species for both native and introduced types. There’s no better guide to take along while camping, hiking, or enjoying a nature walk.

- More than 2,200 species of

- More than 2,200 species of wildflowers in a single, portable volume

- 4,019 stunning color photographs by leading nature photographers

- Wildflowers arranged by genus and include genus descriptions and range maps- Captions highlight important field marks

- Information on season and habitat for each species

- Fruit illustrations included for several plant families

- Range map shows U.S. distribution

- Separate section on species introduced into North America

- Quick-identification key arranged by color and shape

- Detailed, illustrated visual glossary of flower parts and leaf types

- Essays on wildflower habitats and conservation

- Waterproof cover for use in the field

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9781402741548
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