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

Author: Donald D Cox; Shirley A Peron
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Here is a comprehensive, significant study of wetlands flora, which encompasses all members of the plant and fungi kingdoms. These include poisonous, hallucinogenic, medicinal, and edible plant life as well as native and non-native plants that have the potential to become troublesome weed species. Complete and accurate details are offered on plant collection and preservation. A special chapter provides nontechnical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald D Cox; Shirley A Peron
ISBN: 0815607407 9780815607403
OCLC Number: 49402932
Description: xvii, 194 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Wetlands as ecosystems --
Types of plants --
Strategies of survival --
Marshes and swamps --
Bogs and peatlands --
Plants of special interest --
Through the year --
Naming, collecting, and preserving plants --
Activities and investigations --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Donald D. Cox ; illustrations by Shirley A. Peron.

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A comprehensive study of wetlands flora encompassing all members of the plant and fungi kingdoms. These include poisonous, hallucinogenic, medicinal and edible plant life as well as native and  Read more...

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"Cox, a professor of biology for 41 years, writes a non-technical guide to th ecology of freshwater wetlands in Eastern and Central North America, encompassing plants and fungi, natives and Read more...

 
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