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The illustrated encyclopedia of wild flowers and flora of the Americas : an authoritative guide to more than 750 wild flowers of the USA, Canada, Central and South America, beautifully illustrated with 1750 specially commissioned watercolours, photographs and maps

Author: Martin Walters; Mick Lavelle
Publisher: London : Lorenz Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This lavishly illustrated and expert new reference work provides an invaluable guide to the flora of the Americas, from exotic orchids to familiar meadow blooms. It shows how to recognize the different parts of a plant, including petals, buds, fruit, seeds and stigma, and explains the role that each plays in the developing life of the plant. The diversity of leaf and flower form, shape, structure and habit are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Walters; Mick Lavelle
ISBN: 9780754817505 0754817504
OCLC Number: 123374950
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
Other Titles: Wild flowers and flora of the Americas
Flora of the Americas
Responsibility: Martin Walters & Mick Lavelle.

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Flowering plants provide a welcome and colourful sight, whether long-loved shrubby perennials or bright and fleeting annuals. They are vital to our ecology and a clear indication of the health of the  Read more...

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