Author:Silberhorn, Gene M.; illustrated by Mary Warinner and Kent Forrest


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Common plants of the Mid-Atlantic Coast: a field guide

By: Silberhorn, Gene M.; illustrated by Mary Warinner and Kent Forrest

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore: 1999

Edition: Revised edition, first published 1982

Seller ID: 2393

ISBN: 0 8018 6080 6

Condition: Fine

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 info