Field Guide to the Piedmont: The Natural Habitats of by Michael A. Godfrey

By Michael A. Godfrey

America's so much populous quarter can be domestic to a few of the nation's so much serenely appealing kingdom. Tracing a steady, thousand-mile curve from long island urban southwestward to Montgomery, Alabama, the Piedmont connects an arc of city facilities together with 5 kingdom capitals, America's biggest urban, and the nationwide capital. among the Atlantic coastal undeniable and the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Piedmont's rolling hills span miles of farmland and woodland. Michael Godfrey's Field consultant to the Piedmont--originally released by means of Sierra membership Books and the following newly revised and updated--is an informative and unique advisor to the total region's habitats, ecosystems, and wealthy botanical groups.

Focusing on plant succession, geology, soils, weather, and the vegetation and animals with which we percentage the land, Field advisor to the Piedmont additionally beneficial properties one hundred eighty illustrations for simple id of the Piedmont's relevant wildlife. A bankruptcy describing and offering instructions to over fifty websites of specified curiosity will motivate Piedmont citizens to take this box consultant in hand and discover their average surroundings.

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