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East Gulf Coastal Plain Wildflowers: A Field Guide to the Wildflowers of the East Gulf Coastal Plain, Including Southwest Georgia, Northwest Florida, (Falcon Guide)
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The coastal lowlands of the Gulf Coast region offer stunning blooms and fascinating flowers. Using vivid color photos and informative text, East Gulf Coastal Plain Wildflowers will help you identify the diverse plant life found in this ecoregion. Perfect for the novice and expert botanist alike, this valuable reference will enhance your next journey into the East Gulf Coastal Plain.
This easy-to-use guide features:
Detailed descriptions and color photos of more than 300 plants
An introduction to the area's habitats and ecology
A tough, water-resistant cover and extradurable binding, made to withstand the rigors of field use
A glossary of botanical terms
A primer on plant characteristics
This guide to the common wildflowers found in the Gulf Coastal region of Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Alabama features 300 beautiful color photographs. Detailed plant descriptions and line art aid in plant identification for botanists and novice enthusiasts alike. Each species description is accompanied by a "Comments" section giving lore about the plant, its uses, or its name.
About the Author
Gil Nelson is a writer, naturalist, field botanist, and educator in Tallahassee, Florida. He is a research associate in botany at the Robert K. Godfrey Herbarium at Florida State University and has written widely about Florida and the southeastern United States. His works include three field guides to Florida plants, a guide to native landscape plants, and coauthorship of two Audubon field guides. This is his ninth book, the first for the Globe Pequot Press.
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