Wherever even the smallest green thing grows, there you'll find wildflowers, be they huge, showy tropical blossoms or pretty, tiny bloomers. North America alone is home to thousands of species#151;and the National Wildlife Federation Field Guide celebrates that wide diversity in grand fashion. From Acanthaceae to Zygophyllaceaei , this beautiful, portable volume provides the common and scientific names for each flower family; information on the flowering season; leaf, stalk, and blossom descriptions, with measurements; and color range maps of more than 700 species for both native and introduced types. There's no better guide to take along while camping, hiking, or enjoying a nature walk. nbsp; - More than 2,200 species of - More than 2,200 species of wildflowers in a single, portable volume - 4,019 stunning color photographs by leading nature photographers - Wildflowers arranged by genus and include genus descriptions and range maps - Captions highlight important field marks - Information on season and habitat for each species - Fruit illustrations included for several plant families - Range map shows U.S. distribution - Separate section on species introduced into North America - Quick-identification key arranged by color and shape - Detailed, illustrated visual glossary of flower parts and leaf types - Essays on wildflower habitats and conservation - Waterproof cover for use in the field nbsp;
Brandenburg, David M.
National Wildlife Federation field guide to wildflowers of North Amererica
New York :, Sterling Pub.,, c2010.
672 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,20 cm.
Color map on back inside cover.
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