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Wild Flowers of North Carolina

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Publisher Comments:

This classic botanical handbook, originally compiled by the late William S. Justice and C. Ritchie Bell, pairs color photographs with descriptions of the wild flowers and flowering trees, shrubs, vines, herbs, and weeds found in North Carolina and many other eastern states, from Delaware to Georgia. Entries include information on habitat, range, size, months of bloom, and features for identification. For this new edition, Bell and Anne H. Lindsey have included 100 additional species and expanded the information in previous entries to address developments in the field of plant conservation, providing comments on endangered and protected species, medicinal uses, the cultivation of species in a wild garden, and the commercial availability of nursery-grown natives.

Synopsis:

This popular field guide contains full-color photographs of wildflowers, trees, shrubs, vines, herbs, and weeds; it also describes habitat, range, size, months of bloom, and features. Covers the Carolinas, Virginia, and parts of Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. The new edition indludes 100 additional species and addresses new developments in the field.

About the Author

The late William S. Justice, a well-known photographer and field botanist, practiced medicine in Asheville, North Carolina. C. Ritchie Bell, professor emeritus of botany at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and founder of the North Carolina Botanical Garden, is coauthor of Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas and Florida Wild Flowers and Roadside Plants.Bell and his wife, Anne H. Lindsey, are owners of Laurel Hill Press, which produces natural history guides, videos, and DVDs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807841921
With:
Bell, C. Ritchie
Author:
Bell, C. Ritchie
Author:
Lindsey, Anne H.
Author:
Justice, William S.
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Subject:
Flowers
Subject:
North America
Subject:
Pictorial works
Subject:
Wild flowers
Subject:
nature; North Carolina; biology; garden; wildflowers; botanical handbook
Subject:
Flowers - General
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
North carolina
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Garden
Subject:
botanical handbook
Publication Date:
20050530
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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History and Social Science » World History » General
Science and Mathematics » Botany » Flora of Eastern US
Science and Mathematics » Botany » General

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"Synopsis" by , This popular field guide contains full-color photographs of wildflowers, trees, shrubs, vines, herbs, and weeds; it also describes habitat, range, size, months of bloom, and features. Covers the Carolinas, Virginia, and parts of Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. The new edition indludes 100 additional species and addresses new developments in the field.
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