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Florida Wild Flowers and Roadside Plants

Ritchie Bell


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Ritchie Bell


  • Release Date: 2007-02-26
  • Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780960868834
This was the first guide (6 X 9; 329 pp) to cover a significant proportion of the many colorful and naturalized plants of Florida - from Pensacola to the Keys. Included in the book are: -over 500 full color photographs of Florida's most beautiful and interesting plants. -many rare as well as common species of wild flowers plus characteristic trees, shrubs, vines and ferns. -both common and scientific names with a complete index. -maps to show the range in Florida of each plant illustrated -symbols to show the general season of bloom for each plant. -keys, based on flower color and plant habit, to aid in identification -drawings to illustrate many flower and leaf characters used in identification. In addition to the brief non-technical notes given for each species, references are given to specific sources of more technical information for those teachers, students, or interested amateurs who wish to learn more about the Florida flora. Florida Wild Flowers and Roadside Plants is intended to be a service to conservation, a contribution to the enjoyment of the state by both residents and visitors, and a first level of reference for all who have an interest in the many common and exotic plants to be found at all seasons of the year from Pensacola to the Keys.