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Newcomb's Wildflower guide : an ingenious new key system for quick, positive field identification of the wildflowers, flowering shrubs and vines of Northeastern and North Central North America

Author: Lawrence Newcomb
Publisher: Boston ; Toronto [Canada] : Little, Brown and Company, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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On t.p.: An ingenious new key system for quick, positive field identification of the wildflowers, flowering shrubs and vines of Northeastern and North-central North America.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Field guides
Paperback
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Newcomb
ISBN: 0316604410 9780316604413 9780316604420 0316604429
OCLC Number: 2799048
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 490 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: Map of the area covered by this guide --
Foreword / Roland C. Clement --
Introduction --
The key system and how it works --
Explanation of basic terms --
Floral structure --
Glossary --
Locator key --
Descriptions of species --
Abbreviations and symbols used in the text --
The illustrations: color designations and scale --
Index.
Other Titles: Wildflower guide.
Wildflower guide
Responsibility: Lawrence Newcomb ; illustrated by Gordon Morrison ; foreword by Roland C. Clement.

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Lawrence Newcomb's system of identification on wild flowers is based on natural structural features that are easily visible to the untrained eye and enables amateurs and experts to identify almost  Read more...

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"Will be most useful for the identification of wild plants by amateurs and plant lovers. It is certainly an innovative guide for field trips...--S. Dillon Ripley, Smithsonian Institution "Anyone who Read more...

 
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