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A naturalist's guide to forest plants : an ecology for eastern North America

Author: Donald D Cox
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Donald D. Cox brings together a wide range of information about the forests of eastern North America, including the origins and types of soils and their relationships to vegetation, climate, and human culture; the members of the plant kingdom and the fungi that are found in forests; the methods by which forest plants reproduce and disperse their seeds; and toxic, medicinal, and edible plants that grow in forests."
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald D Cox
ISBN: 0815607792 9780815607793
OCLC Number: 51937103
Description: xvii, 191 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The forest as an ecosystem --
Types of plants --
Adaptations for survival --
Soil, climate, and vegetation --
How and where trees grow --
Through the year --
Plants of special interest --
Naming and collecting plants --
Activities and investigations.
Responsibility: Donald D. Cox ; illustrations by Shirley A. Peron.
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