The ROM Field Guide to Wildflowers of Ontario
|Rating||:||4.51 (529 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||416 Pages|
From the Inside Flap "The latest in the ROM's acclaimed series of beautiful and authoritative field guides Guaranteed to appeal to everyone from the casual Sunday stroller to the most dedicated amateur botanist, "The ROM Field Guide to Wildflowers of Ontario is researched, written, and designed specifically for the Ontario reader and visitor. This landmark publication features: - Detailed and clearly written descriptions of 400 of Ontario's most common wildflowers, including notes on habitat, characteristic feat
Timothy Dickinson is a curator of botany at the Royal Ontario Museum. . Deborah Metsger is an assistant curator of botany at the Royal Ontario Museum. All three live in Toronto. Richard Dickinson is a research associate of the Royal Ontario Museum and the author of Wildflowers of Edmonton & Central Alberta and Wildflowers of Calgary & Southern A
It is the most authoritative, easy to use, and beautifully designed guide to Ontario wildflowers available, with a stunning selection of photographs unsurpassed anywhere.This landmark publication features:• Detailed and clearly written descriptions of 400 of Ontario’s most common wildflowers, including notes on habitat, characteristic features of each species’ leaves, flowers, and fruits; description of similar species; and in many cases interesting additional information about the plant, such as traditional uses, origin of its name, and biology.• Approximately 1,000 stunning full-colour photographs drawn from the ROM’s celebrated collection of more than 50,000 botanical photos.• Specially designed colour-coded key to assist identification.• Handy size and format, with p
Julia B. Reid said Detailed but difficult to use. Tbis is a wonderfully detailed book on wildflowers, but for someone just beginning it is necessary to learn much more about flower structure and classification than a beginner,like myself, finds comfortable or easy. Although not as detailed, the book "Ontario Wildflowers: 101 Wayside Flowers" is much simpler to use, and vastly superior for the beginner.. Amazon Customer said Nice book. Great service, great book. The only comment about the book is that it is very stiff to open. It was a gift to someone and I hope the stiffness does not cause premature breaking of the back.. "Wonderful!" according to Nancy D.. Book is just as described, was reasonably priced, and arrived quickly. Wonderful!