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Collins Flower Guide: The Most Complete Guide to the Flowers of Britain and Irelandby David Streeter
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This brand-new field guide to the flowers of northern Europe is the most complete single-volume guide ever published. Featuring all flowering plants, including grasses, ferns, club mosses, and trees, this guide covers more than 1900 species. Leading botanical artists have been specially commissioned to ensure accurate, detailed illustrations. Up-to-date authoritative text and original illustrations for each individual species appear together on the same page, so all the information you need is available at a glance. Flowers are arranged by family, with their key features displayed for quick and easy reference. This is an indispensable guide for all those with an interest in the countryside, from amateur to expert.
This volume cover some 1400 illustrated plants, arranged by family, displaying their key features. The text is an account of the distribution and ecology of British and Irish wild flowers. Descriptions of look-a-likes and confusing species are also included.
About the Author
David Streeter is a member of the editorial board of the Collins New Naturalist series. He has served on the council of the Botanical Society of the British Isles and as chairman of its Conservation Committee and he is president of the Sussex Wildlife Trust.
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