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A Guide to the Wildflowers of South Carolina

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Admired by plant enthusiasts, botanists, and nature lovers of all ages, wildflowers comprise one of the most beloved — and diverse — groupings of flora in South Carolina. Although relatively small in size, the Palmetto State hosts a remarkable variety of wildflower species, from the trillium and bloodroot that brighten its forests to heliotrope and common toadflax that dot the state's roadsides and fields. With color photographs (all by Richard D. Porcher) and extensive descriptions of more than 680 species, A Guide to the Wildflowers of South Carolina offers a complete and indispensable reference for finding and appreciating these natural treasures.<P>Employing the same innovative approach Porcher used in Wildflowers of the Carolina Lowcountry, he and Douglas A. Rayner simplify the task of identification by grouping species according to habitat. For each species identified, the authors include interesting facts — many not widely known or readily available — about rarity, suitability for garden cultivation, and origin of common and scientific names.<P>Of added interest, the botanists share itineraries for more than fifty wildflower expeditions and short essays on a variety of topics, including carnivorous plants, Carolina bays, native orchids, medicinal plants and folk remedies, poisonous plants, edible plants, and the role of fire in natural communities.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570034381
Author:
Porcher, Richard Dwight
Author:
Rayner, Douglas Alan
Author:
Porcher, Richard Dwight
Publisher:
University of South Carolina Press
Location:
Columbia, S.C.
Subject:
Flowers
Subject:
South carolina
Subject:
Wild flowers
Subject:
Wild flowers - South Carolina
Subject:
Plants - Flowers
Subject:
Nature Studies-Wild Flowers General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. ).
Series Volume:
00-07
Publication Date:
20020331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
10.04x7.06x1.20 in. 3.03 lbs.

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