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Wildflowers of Shenandoah National Park: A Pocket Field Guide (Wildflowers in the National Parks)by Ann Simpson
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The essential quick reference to the wildflowers of one of Americas most beloved national parks
The intriguing world of wildflower identification can greatly enhance your enjoyment of the park. Wildflowers of Shenandoah National Park is an easy-to-use field guide to help you identify more than 125 of the parks most common species—from the iconic large-flowered trillium, with its striking white flowers, to the eye-catching magenta blooms of purple flowering raspberry, which cant be missed on a summer day. Information-packed and beautifully photographed, this field guide features:
• More than 150 vibrant full-color photos
• Detailed yet user-friendly descriptions of plants organized by color and bloom time, with natural
history notes, ethnobotanical uses, and historical uses
• Ten suggested wildflower hikes
• A detailed park map
• A glossary of botanical terms
• A comprehensive wildflower index
This field guide dedicated to wildflowers of Shenandoah National Park is an information-packed, pocket-sized book that introduces park visitors to Shenadoah's vibrant wildflower habitats in a colorful and portable package. Including full-color photos and easy-to-understand descriptions, the wildflowers are arranged by color and family to aid in quick identification. With full cooperation from the park association, this book will appeal to the 1.1 million visitors who travel to Shenandoah every year.
The book includes full-color photos and easy-to-understand descriptions. Wildflowers of Shenandoah National Park arranges species by color and family to aid in quick identification. It is the essential quick reference to the wildflowers of one of Americas most beloved national parks.
The essential identification guide—with 150+ full-color photos
Shenandoah National Park may be best known for its stunning roadside views from the 105-mile Skyline Drive, but look closer while driving along or exploring one of its many trails and youll discover another key attraction: wildflowers. This information-packed, pocket-size field guide introduces a representative selection of the parks wildflowers and their habitats in a colorful, durable, and portable package.
Including full-color photos and easy-to-understand descriptions, Wildflowers of Shenandoah National Park arranges species by color and family to aid in quick identification. With full cooperation from the Shenandoah National Park Association, this book will appeal to the 1.1 million visitors who travel to Shenandoah every year.
About the Author
Ann and Rob Simpson are professional photographers, biologists, and authors, as well as noted national park experts. Their books include Yellowstone National Park Pocket Guide and Yosemite National Park Guide (both FalconGuides) and Born Wild in Shenandoah; and their work has been published in numerous magazines including National Geographic.
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