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Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses

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Publisher Comments:

This guide to common and unique plants found in forests of the Southeast thoroughly covers 330 species of forbs (herbaceous plants), grasses, vines, and shrubs, with a special emphasis on the plants' role in wildlife sustenance. Packed with detailed color photographs, the book is a must-have for forest landowners, game and wildlife managers, biologists, outdoors enthusiasts, students--anyone with an interest in the intricate and often unexpected interrelationships between the flora and fauna of our region's forests.

Features:

  • Descriptions of native and nonnative (exotic or invasive) plants, including 330 species of forbs, in 180 genera: grasses, sedges, and rushes; woody vines and semiwoody plants; shrubs; palms and yucca; cane; cactus; ferns; and ground lichen
  • 650 color photos
  • Map of physiographic provinces
  • 56 simple black-and-white drawings of flower parts, flower types, and inflorescences, leaf arrangements, leaf divisions, shapes, and margins, and parts of a grass plant
  • Glossary
  • Index of genera by family, index by wildlife species, and index of scientific and common names

Book News Annotation:

In this update of the award-winning 1999 edition by the Southern Weed Science Society, J.H. Miller (USDA research ecologist, Auburn U.) and K.V. Miller (wildlife ecology and management, U. of Georgia) introduce the rich flora of Southeastern U.S. forests. Emphasizing plants' role in wildlife sustenance, entries covering herbaceous plants to ground lichen include synonyms, a genus description, botanical and ecological information. The guide includes a physiographic province map, color photos, and terminology and visual glossaries.
Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

In this update of the award-winning 1999 edition by the Southern Weed Science Society, J.H. Miller (USDA research ecologist, Auburn U.) and K.V. Miller (wildlife ecology and management, U. of Georgia) introduce the rich flora of Southeastern U.S. forests. Emphasizing plants' role in wildlife sustenance, entries covering herbaceous plants to ground lichen include synonyms, a genus description, botanical and ecological information. The guide includes a physiographic province map, color photos, and terminology and visual glossaries. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A guide to 330 common and unique plants, winner of the 2001 Outstanding Book Award given by the Southeast Section of the Wildlife Society.

About the Author

James H. Miller is a research ecologist with the USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, at Auburn University, and an Affiliate Professor of Forestry with Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Science.  Karl V. Miller is an associate professor of wildlife ecology and management at the University of Georgia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780820327488
Author:
Miller, James
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Photographer:
Bodner, Ted
Author:
Miller, Karl
Author:
Bodner, Ted
Author:
Miller, James H.
Author:
Miller, Karl V.
Subject:
Wildlife
Subject:
Forest plants
Subject:
Animal-plant relationships
Subject:
Plants - General
Subject:
Forest plants - Southern States
Subject:
Animal-plant relationships - Southern States
Subject:
Nature Studies-Botany
Subject:
Plants
Edition Description:
Revised
Publication Date:
20050531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
650 color photos, 56 bandw illus., 1 map
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 1.65 lb

Related Subjects


Science and Mathematics » Botany » Flora of Eastern US
Science and Mathematics » Botany » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Botany
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » World Wildlife

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