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Flowers A Guide to Familiar American Wildflowers
Flowers A Guide to Familiar American Wildflowers Author:Herbert S. Zim and Alexander C. Martin From the foreword: "This book is a guide to the most common groups of American wildflowers: the violets, coneflowers, milkweeds, asters and the like. To help the beginner identify these flower groups and common kinds of wildflowers, the book includes 134 paintings in full color. Some 200 kinds of flowers are shown in the color plates, and these ... more »are typical of the major groups of American flowering plants. Even if the actual flower you find is not illustrated, the color plates may help you identify it as, for example, a kind of Loosestrife, Orchid, or Lupine.
There are more kinds of wildflowers than there are words in this book. Our selection includes the most common and widely distributed plants. It stresses those with showy flowers and those which the amateur is likely to see."« less