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Wild Urban Plants of the Northeast: A Field Guide

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Del Tredici (Arnold Arboretum, Harvard U.) instills an appreciation of the ecological and cultural significance of wild plants ("weeds") in the urban environment. A-Z descriptions help identify plants which commonly grow spontaneously in Northeast cities from Boston to Quebec. The book includes a foreword by an ecologist at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, color photographs, lists of covered plants included in De Materia Medica and other early sources, the shade-tolerance ratings of covered trees, species suitable for an urban meadow, key characteristics of major plant families, and a glossary. Comstock is an imprint of Cornell U. Press. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN:
9780801474583
Author:
Del Tredici, Peter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Foreword by:
Pickett, Steward T. A.
Foreword:
Pickett, Steward T. A.
Author:
del Tredici, Peter
Subject:
Urban plants - Northeastern States
Subject:
Weeds -- Northeastern States
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Plants - General
Subject:
Nature Studies-Botany
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
374
Dimensions:
8.90x5.90x.90 in. 1.60 lbs.

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