Synopses & Reviews
The state flower and the state tree, the magnolia, are, appropriately, two of the thousands of species of plants growing in the diverse ecosystems found throughout Magnolia State. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of trees, shrubs and wildflowers and also includes an ecoregion 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.
"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.
Mississippi is a combination of river bottom, grasslands and pine forests supporting a wide range of plant life. Mississippi Trees and Wildflowers is the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide to familiar trees, shrubs and wildflowers in this state. Beautifully detailed illustrations highlight over 140 familiar species. A map featuring prominent state-wide botanical sanctuaries will be appreciated by state residents and visitors. Laminated for durability, this lightweight guide is your nature companion to Mississippi.
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.