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The Rom Field Guide To Wildflowers Of Ontario

Author : Timothy Adam Dickinson
ISBN : CORNELL:31924089455194
Genre : Nature
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The latest in the ROM's acclaimed series of beautiful and authoritative field guides Guaranteed to appeal to everyone from the casual Sunday stroller to the most dedicated amateur botanist, The ROM Field Guide to Wildflowers of Ontario is researched, written, and designed specifically for the Ontario reader and visitor. It is the most authoritative, easy to use, and beautifully designed guide to Ontario wildflowers available, with a stunning selection of photographs unsurpassed anywhere. This landmark publication features: • Detailed and clearly written descriptions of 400 of Ontario's most common wildflowers, including notes on habitat, characteristic features of each species' leaves, flowers, and fruits; description of similar species; and in many cases interesting additional information about the plant, such as traditional uses, origin of its name, and biology. • Approximately 1,000 stunning full-colour photographs drawn from the ROM's celebrated collection of more than 50,000 botanical photos. • Specially designed colour-coded key to assist identification. • Handy size and format, with photos and description for each species all on one page. • Sized to fit in a backpack or pocket, with stitched binding and rugged cover for extra durability. • Glossary of botanical terms and index.

Wildflowers And Plant Communities Of The Southern Appalachian Mountains And Piedmont

Author : Timothy P. Spira
ISBN : 9780807877654
Genre : Nature
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This richly illustrated field guide serves as an introduction to the wildflowers and plant communities of the southern Appalachians and the rolling hills of the adjoining piedmont. Rather than organizing plants, including trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants, by flower color or family characteristics, as is done in most guidebooks, botanist Tim Spira takes a holistic, ecological approach that enables the reader to identify and learn about plants in their natural communities. This approach, says Spira, better reflects the natural world, as plants, like other organisms, don't live in isolation; they coexist and interact in myriad ways. Full-color photo keys allow the reader to rapidly preview plants found within each of the 21 major plant communities described, and the illustrated species description for each of the 340 featured plants includes fascinating information about the ecology and natural history of each plant in its larger environment. With this new format, readers can see how the mountain and piedmont landscapes form a mosaic of plant communities that harbor particular groups of plants. The volume also includes a glossary, illustrations of plant structures, and descriptions of sites to visit. Whether you're a beginning naturalist or an expert botanist, this guidebook is a useful companion on field excursions and wildflower walks, as well as a valuable reference. Southern Gateways Guide is a registered trademark of the University of North Carolina Press

Waterfalls And Wildflowers In The Southern Appalachians

Author : Timothy P. Spira
ISBN : 9781469622651
Genre : Travel
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If you love waterfalls, here are some of the best hikes in the Southern Appalachians. And if you love plants--or simply would like to learn more about them--you will be in hiking heaven: naturalist Tim Spira's guidebook links waterfalls and wildflowers in a spectacularly beautiful region famous for both. Leading you to gorgeous waterfalls in Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, South Carolina, and Georgia, the book includes many hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and along the Blue Ridge Parkway. As he surveys one of America's most biologically diverse regions, Spira introduces hikers to the "natural communities" approach for identifying and understanding plants within the context of the habitats they occupy--equipping hikers to see and interpret landscapes in a new way. Each of the 30 hikes includes: * a detailed map and GPS coordinates * a lively trail description highlighting the plants you are most likely to see, as well as birds and other animals along the way * an associated plant species list Also featured: * beautiful color photographs of 30 destination waterfalls, 125 plants, and more * detailed descriptions of 125 key plant species * 22 drawings to help identify plant structures * a glossary of botanical terms

Wildflowers Of The Eastern United States

Author : John Eastman
ISBN : 9780811759380
Genre : Nature
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Descriptions by wild plant expert John Eastman offer details on the identification, growth, interaction, locations, and more.

Wild Flowers

Author : DK
ISBN : 9781405360081
Genre : Gardening
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Discover over 450 species of wild flowers found in Britain and Northwest Europe with this new edition, in association with the RSPB, now in ebook format From orchids to cowslips, discover over 450 species of wild flowers, arranged by colour and family, with this pocket-sized guide. In-situ photographs and no nonsense notes covering anatomy will help you identify them in the field quickly and accurately. Maps show you what wild flowers to find where so you can plan your spotting and make the most of your surroundings, whether you are on a holiday browse or serious quest. An ideal guide for all the family.

Southern Wildflowers

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ISBN : 1455612243
Genre : Art
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"Flowers flow and bend on and off the paper as if still full of the life they had in the field." Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser With an artist's eye and an unwavering attention to detail, Lucile Parker meticulously examined several specimens of each flower in order to capture its vivacity in her magnificent watercolor paintings. In this way, Mrs. Parker was able to convey the essence of the fragile, delicate Birds-Foot Violet and the robust, color-splashed Indian Pink-even to those who have never seen the flowers themselves. A combination art book and easy-to-use botanical guide, this volume was assembled primarily for the flower lover rather than for the professional botanist. Indexes by common and scientific names and by family are provided, along with descriptions of the plants, their habitats and growing conditions, and the months during which they bloom.

Wild Flowers

Author : Anne Pratt
ISBN : CHI:57104742
Genre : Botany
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Wildflowers Of The Appalachian Trail

Author : Leonard Adkins
ISBN : 9780897329743
Genre : Travel
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With a new cover, more extensive index, and list of organizations, the new edition of Wildflowers of the Appalachian Trail is the go-to resource for anyone interested in the wildflowers found along the 2,175-mile-long Appalachian National Scenic Trail. Stunning full-page color photos by Joe Cook and Monica Cook accompany the detailed descriptions by author Leonard Adkins that include: bloom season, leaves and stem descripotion, geographic range of growth, and location of the flower along the AT. Also included for many of the 94 flowers profiled in the book is the fascinating role the flower has played through history and its value in folkloric as well as modern medicine.

Wildflowers Of Door County

Author : Paul G. Mahlberg
ISBN : 025321453X
Genre : Nature
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A field guide to the wildflowers that can be found in one of the most unique and beautiful places in America.

The Wild Garland; Or Prose And Poetry Connected With English Wild Flowers

Author : S. Waring
ISBN : OXFORD:600036382
Genre : Plants
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Wild Flowers Of Britain And Ireland

Author : Rae Spencer Jones
ISBN : 9780857835390
Genre : Gardening
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The close-up photographs allow you to examine each plant in detail - so you will know your English from your Spanish bluebell - and because it is done by colour instead of name, it is much easier to navigate. Full of fascinating information, including where and when you will find the flowers, their characteristics, and anecdotes on their historical background with their medicinal and culinary uses. You don't even need to go out into the field to enjoy these beautiful and sometimes elusive flowers.

Wild Flowers

Author : Bob Press
ISBN : 0671066048
Genre : Wild flowers
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Spring Wildflowers

Author : Helen K. Sharsmith
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How To Know Wild Fruits

Author : Maude Peterson
ISBN : 9781429014236
Genre : Gardening
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""This useful field guide, published in 1914, helps readers identify plants by their fruit and/or leaf.""

Growing And Propagating Wild Flowers

Author : Harry R. Phillips
ISBN : UOM:39076000817671
Genre : Plant propagation
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A guide to wild flower propagation and cultivation based on ten years of pioneering research at the North Carolina Botanical Garden.

Spring Wildflowers Of The San Francisco Bay Region

Author : Helen K. Sharsmith
ISBN : 0520011686
Genre : Gardening
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To enjoy using this book, learn its limitations, for to ignore them will lead to frustration. With perhaps a thousand kinds of flowering plants in the San Francisco Bay Region, there are here included as spring wildflowers only about 300 kinds. Obviously many limitations had to be set and, nature lacking sharp boundaries, choices often had to be arbitrary.

A Guide To Wildflowers In Winter

Author : Carol Levine
ISBN : 0300065604
Genre : Gardening
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A guide to identifying herbaceous weeds and wildflowers as they are found in winter in the northeastern United States and eastern Canada, featuring illustrated in-depth entries on 391 species of herbaceous plants, and briefer mentions of 191 similar species.

Wild Flowers Of Ordesa And Monte Perdido National Park Spanish Pyrenees

Author : José Luis Benito Alonso
ISBN : 9788494199653
Genre : Science
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This field guide is illustrated with more than 275 full-colour plates. It shows 174 singular flowers that are present in Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park (Spanish Pyrenees), with 128 profiles, ordered according to 8 ecosystems, each one containin

The Book Of Field And Roadside

Author : John Andrew Eastman
ISBN : 0811726258
Genre : Nature
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Provides accounts of eighty-five genera of wildflowers, weeds, and trees commonly found in open country settings, meadows, and regenerating fields, and along roads and trails, each with a listing of other names and close relatives, as well as discussion of lifestyle, associates, and lore.

Wildflower Gardens

Author : C. Colston Burrell
ISBN : 1889538310
Genre : Gardening
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Growing native wildflowers is the most beautiful and carefree way to bring the natural landscape into your backyard. In this handbook, discover the beautiful wildflowers and foliage plants that best suit your natural garden, from woodland beds to prairie meadows to alpine rockeries to wetlands.

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