National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers (Eastern Region)
|Rating||:||4.71 (984 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||888 Pages|
Five Stars charlene bailey great. "I love this guide!" according to A Customer. I refer to this book all of the time. Even when I don't have it with me, I find it very easy to identify a species using the vivid color pictures contained in the guide. I have two other Audubon guides, and I plan on adding more.. A Customer said Very Good. The book is very informative. It is small enough to take with me while walking in the field or keep in the car to identify wild flowers while driving through the country.
If, for instance, you wanted to identify a long-stemmed, tubular red flower that you found in a grove of loblolly pines, you would first turn to the color plates, find the section devoted to red flowers, find a likely match from the 30-odd choices, and then turn to the text to see that the flower's habitat and range made a good fit, ruling out those species that do not. The eminently sensible organization relies on first-impression visible characteristics rather than the elaborate keys of some older texts--a format well suited to beginning wildflower enthusiasts. --Gregory McNamee. This compact guidebook, produced to the National Audubon Society's high standards of quality, gives full descriptions of more than 650 species found east of the Rocky Mountains, along with notes on several hundred more. After a few minutes' looking, you'll have identified a trumpet honeysuckle. Well written and richly illustrated, this peerless guide makes the ideal companion for an e
Note: the Eastern Edition generally covers states east of the Rocky Mountains, while the Western Edition covers the Rocky Mountain range and all the states to the west of it.. Nothing is as colorful as a field of wildflowers in full-bloom so what could be more appropriate than a magnificent field guide with beautiful full-color photographs? More than 1,000 species are covered in full detail, with notes on more than 400 others. The 700 identification photographs show wildflowers-including grasses and sedges, and many flowering vines and shrubs-in their natural habitats