By: Silberhorn, Gene M.; illustrated by Mary Warinner and Kent Forrest
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore: 1999
Edition: Revised edition, first published 1982
Seller ID: 2393
ISBN: 0 8018 6080 6
Binding: Hard covers, no dust jacket
Well-illustrated guide to the coastal plants from an area stretching from 34 deg. to 41 deg. N., I.e. from Cape Fear to Long Island. Fully illustrated, with monochrome sketches some of which seem to have been based on dried pressed specimens. Each plant's caption has notes on growth habit, diagnostic features, distribution, habitat preferences and ecological value; its wetland indicator status is also cited. Appendices give names and addresses of national seashores and wildlife refuges, coastal state parks and wildlife areas, followed by a glossary of terms, a concise bibliography and an index... View More...