Synopses & Reviews
First issued in 1957 by Swallow Press, this classic guide to the art of plant identification is now familiar to an entire generation of students. Harrington who was Professor of Botany and Curator of the Herbarium at Colorado State University, gives step-by-step instructions and definitions to help readers recognize and classify plants. The new printing has been reset and reformatted, and L.W. Durrell's drawings and glossary—more than 500 images—have been digitally enhanced for clarity.
These two books [How to Identify Plants and How to Identify Grasses and Grasslike Plants] will make it easier to identify plants and grasses
After reading these, you will be much more knowledgeable about plants and how theyre put together.”
Paul Berg, Small Farm Today
This classic guide to the art of plant identification is now familiar to an entire generation of students. Harrington's clear and careful organized textbook provides step-by-step instructions and definitions to aid in recognition and classification of plants.
About the Author
The late H.D. Harrington was Professor of Botany and Curator of the Herbarium at Colorado State University.