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Wild Orchids Across North America: A Botanical Travelogue

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Publisher Comments:

Appealing to conservationists, travelers, orchid lovers, and naturalists alike, the author takes his readers on an incredible journey to pursue the 145 temperate American orchid species in their native habitats. This chatty account of his field trips in Canada and the U.S. is intended both to document many of our native species and to inspire others to respectfully explore the wealth of orchids. Includes 170 superb color photographs.

Book News Annotation:

In his latest pursuit of the many incarnations of his amour, naturalist Keenan treks from Alaska (to find the continent's tiniest orchid in downtown Anchorage) to his New England home distilling the essence of some 1,000 North American species in 165 gemlike color photographs by region. Other noteworthy features by this founding member of the North American Native Orchid Alliance include: an orchid checklist, identification synopsis, glossary, notes on the photography and personal favorites (including the under-appreciated green orchids). Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews@booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The author traveled many miles in his pursuit of the 145 temperate American orchid species in their native habitats. This chatty account of his field trips in Canada and the U.S.--with superb photographs--is intended both to document many of our native species and to inspire others to respectfully explore the wealth of orchids and other fascinating wildlife still to be found on our continent despite encroaching development.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-282) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780881924527
Subtitle:
A Botanical Travelogue
Author:
Keenan, Philip E.
Author:
Keenan, Phillip E.
Publisher:
Timber Press (OR)
Location:
Portland, Or. :
Subject:
Canada
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Flowers - Orchids
Subject:
Orchids
Subject:
Canada, Eastern
Subject:
Canada, Eastern Description and travel.
Subject:
Orchids -- Canada, Eastern -- Pictorial works.
Publication Date:
November 1998
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
321
Dimensions:
9.34x6.49x.99 in. 1.84 lbs.

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Product details 321 pages Timber Press (OR) - English 9780881924527 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The author traveled many miles in his pursuit of the 145 temperate American orchid species in their native habitats. This chatty account of his field trips in Canada and the U.S.--with superb photographs--is intended both to document many of our native species and to inspire others to respectfully explore the wealth of orchids and other fascinating wildlife still to be found on our continent despite encroaching development.
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