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Wildflowers of North America :a guide to field identificationby Frank D Venning
Synopses & Reviews
Identify the red splash of an Indian Paintbrush. Recognize the odor of burning Sage. Find the graceful Jack-in-the-Pulpit, hidden in shady swamplands-and realize that wildflowers are a heritage to enjoy and cherish. No other field guide covers so vast a geography or such an abundance of species, making this exquisitely illustrated volume preferred for nature studies, educational projects, and scientific needs.
-All of North America in one volume-7,441,049 square miles!
-Over 1,500 species in 101 families
-Basic instruction in flower parts and leaf type
-Text and illustrations seen together at a glance
-Colloquial and scientific names
-Convenient measuring rules
Over 1,500 common species of wildflowers are described in this easy-to-use, illustrated identification guide.
About the Author
Written by world-renowned scholars, Golden Field Guides from St. Martin's Press are the leading nature guides for the home, field, and classroom. Designed for portability and easy access, these compact, lightweight books help Americans of every age explore a world of natural wonders.
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