Synopses & Reviews
With nearly 4,000 species of native or naturalized plants, Alabama is the fifth most diversified state in the union, botanically speaking. Alabama Trees and Wildflowers is the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide to identifying familiar trees, shrubs and wildflowers as you travel the state. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar species. A map featuring prominent state-wide botanical sanctuaries is conveniently included. Laminated for durability, this nature guide is sure to appeal to residents and visitors.
"Pocket Naturalist Guides are to nature-loving backpackers what CliffsNotes are to teens trying to navigate Shakespeare: essential." —Backpacker Magazine
Ideal for outdoor and nature enthusiasts, these pocket-sized, folding guides feature wildlife from a variety of places in the United States and abroad. Inside, more than 140 familiar species of flora and fauna are highlighted, and maps of prominent state-wide botanical sanctuaries are included. Filled with valuable information, these portable handbooks are presented in a simplified format that will interest beginners and experts alike.
With over 4,500 documented species of plants and animals, Alabama is ranked fifth in the union for overall plant species diversity. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of trees, shrubs and wildflowers and also includes a map featuring prominent botanical sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.
About the Author
Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.