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Spring Wildflowers of New England

by Marilyn J. Dwelley

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With its hundreds of entries, this is an indispensable guide to the early flowering plants of the Northeast. Each listing includes thorough text descriptions of the flower and leaves, as well as information on range, habitat, and growth habits. Latin names, common names, and family are also included.Best of all, the entries are complemented by Marilyn Dwelley's elegantly detailed color illustrations. Unlike photographs, which often appear cluttered with background flora, these paintings allow for quick and easy identification of species. This volume's convenient size makes it a perfect field manual to carry in a knapsack, but the meticulous artwork and wonderful descriptions also earn it a place on any bookshelf.… (more)
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Good information and all the commonly encountered flowers are here. Paintings are not the best for use as field identification tools. ( )
  Sandydog1 | Jun 23, 2007 |
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With its hundreds of entries, this is an indispensable guide to the early flowering plants of the Northeast. Each listing includes thorough text descriptions of the flower and leaves, as well as information on range, habitat, and growth habits. Latin names, common names, and family are also included.Best of all, the entries are complemented by Marilyn Dwelley's elegantly detailed color illustrations. Unlike photographs, which often appear cluttered with background flora, these paintings allow for quick and easy identification of species. This volume's convenient size makes it a perfect field manual to carry in a knapsack, but the meticulous artwork and wonderful descriptions also earn it a place on any bookshelf.

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