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Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers: A Guide to Common Wildflowers of the Coastal Regions of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Nor (Falcon Guide)

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For more than twenty-five years, FalconGuide has set the standard for outdoor recreation guidebooks. Written by top outdoors experts and enthusiasts, each guide invites you to experience the endless adventure and rugged beauty of the great outdoors.
Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers is the most complete guide available to the botanical treasures of the savannas, pinelands, and hardwood forests of the coastal South. A fascinating landscape for botanists, naturalists, and wildflower enthusiasts alike, this spectacular region boasts an extended blooming season and a stunning array of flowering plants.
This easy-to-use reference features:
 
Guaranteed binding - if this binding fails, the publisher will replace the book for free
Detailed descriptions and color photos of more than 300 plants organized by color and family
An introduction to the area's habitats and ecology
A glossary of botanical terms
A primer on plant characteristics and identification

Book News Annotation:

After introducing the diverse plant communities of this 25-million acre subunit of the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Nelson (botany, Florida State U.) describes some 300 wildflowers of the Atlantic Coastal Plain. Accounts organized by flower color provide notes on nomenclature, morphological features, bloom season, habitat/ range, rarity, and uses. This backpack-sized companion to East Gulf Coastal Plain Wildflowers includes a regional map, color photos, back cover field ruler, glossary, and native plant resources. Falcon Guide is an imprint of Globe Pequot Press.
Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

After introducing the diverse plant communities of this 25-million acre subunit of the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Nelson (botany, Florida State U.) describes some 300 wildflowers of the Atlantic Coastal Plain. Accounts organized by flower color provide notes on nomenclature, morphological features, bloom season, habitat/ range, rarity, and uses. This backpack-sized companion to East Gulf Coastal Plain Wildflowers includes a regional map, color photos, back cover field ruler, glossary, and native plant resources. Falcon Guide is an imprint of Globe Pequot Press. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The savannas pinelands and hardwood forests of the Atlantic Coastal Plain constitute one of the eastern United States richest wildflower destinations Botanists naturalists and wildflower enthusiasts alike are drawn to the region for its stunning arr

Synopsis:

The savannas, pinelands, and hardwood forests of the Atlantic Coastal Plain constitute one of the eastern United States' richest wildflower destinations. Botanists, naturalists, and wildflower enthusiasts alike are drawn to the region for its stunning array of flowering plants and for its extended blooming season. Few regions of the country match its ecological diversity. Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers will serve as a guide to the botanical treasures that can be found in this fascinating landscape. Perfect for both novice and professional, this valuable reference will enhance any visitor's next journey into the Atlantic 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 field use, a glossary of botanical terms, and a primer on plant characteristics.

About the Author

Gil Nelson is a writer, naturalist, field botanist, and educator in Thomasville, Georgia. 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 tenth book. He is also the author of East Gulf Coastal Plain Wildflowers, published by The Globe Pequot Press.

Gil also teaches relational database programming and geographical information systems, with a particular interest in the design, development, and uses of relational database technology and GIS for the management and use of biological and botanical data. His hobbies and interests include hiking, wildflower and landscape photography, the phytogeography of the southeastern United States, plant ecology, and the structure and composition of natural vegetative communities.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762734337
Author:
Nelson, Gil
Publisher:
Falcon Press Publishing
Subject:
Flowers
Subject:
Wild flowers
Subject:
South Atlantic States
Subject:
Wild flowers - South Atlantic States
Subject:
Plants - Flowers
Subject:
Nature Studies-Wild Flowers General
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
First
Series:
Wildflower Series
Publication Date:
20060731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
350 color photographs
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by , The savannas pinelands and hardwood forests of the Atlantic Coastal Plain constitute one of the eastern United States richest wildflower destinations Botanists naturalists and wildflower enthusiasts alike are drawn to the region for its stunning arr
"Synopsis" by ,
The savannas, pinelands, and hardwood forests of the Atlantic Coastal Plain constitute one of the eastern United States' richest wildflower destinations. Botanists, naturalists, and wildflower enthusiasts alike are drawn to the region for its stunning array of flowering plants and for its extended blooming season. Few regions of the country match its ecological diversity. Atlantic Coastal Plain Wildflowers will serve as a guide to the botanical treasures that can be found in this fascinating landscape. Perfect for both novice and professional, this valuable reference will enhance any visitor's next journey into the Atlantic 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 field use, a glossary of botanical terms, and a primer on plant characteristics.

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