Synopses & Reviews
Everglades Wildflowers is the ultimate field guide to wildflowers of the ecoregion that stretches from Lake Okeechobee south to the Gulf of Mexico, Florida Bay, Biscayne Bay, encompassing all of the southern Florida mainland. Packed with vivid color photos and informative text, this valuable reference will help you identify and appreciate the varied flora of this vast watershed.
This easy-to-use guide features: a tough, water-resistant cover and extra-durable binding, made to withstand vigorous field use; detailed descriptions and color photos of more than two hundred plants; an introduction to the habitats and ecology of the Florida Everglades; a primer on plant characteristics; a glossary of botanical terms.
Everglades Wildflowers is perfect for the novice and expert wildflower enthusiast alike. Whether you are lucky enough to view the endangered Wormvine Orchid or the stunning Firebush, this guide will enhance your next journey into the remarkable Everglades.
This guide features stunning color photographs of 300 common wildflowers from Everglades National Park and the Corkscrew, Big Cypress, and Fakahatchee Swamps. Detailed descriptions and line art aid the reader in identifying plants in the field.
About the Author
Roger L. Hammer is a professional naturalist and director of Castellow Hammock Nature Center for the Miami-Dade Parks Department, and a part-time instructor and fieldtrip leader for Fairchild Tropical Garden in Miami. He received the first Marjory Stoneman Douglas Award and the Charles Brookfield Medal. He lives in Homestead, Florida.