Plants of the Chesapeake Bay: A Guide to Wildflowers, by Lytton John Musselman,David A. Knepper

By Lytton John Musselman,David A. Knepper

Buttonbush. Hercules’ membership. Panic Grass. Tearthumb. seashore Spurge. Sea Rocket. women’ Tresses. those identify many of the wild and beautiful crops present in this quickly reference consultant to vegetation of the Chesapeake Bay.

Written by way of wetland scientists with many years of expertise within the Bay’s waterways, this advisor contains distinct descriptions and gorgeous images of the crops most ordinarily present in the Chesapeake Bay. Grasses, bushes, wildflowers, aquatic vegetation—if it grows within the tidal or nearshore areas of the Bay, likelihood is it's during this ebook, the positive factors of which include

• over two hundred illustrations• details on greater than a hundred species of vegetation• transparent, obtainable descriptions of every plant followed by means of close-up images for fast, exact identity• dialogue of the place to discover each one plant, how they reproduce, and the way people use them• easy-to-follow association via habitat

The guide’s brilliant textual content and pictures make the big choice of crops alongside the waters, marshes, and beaches of the Chesapeake Bay effortless to spot and wondrous to behold. Its compact, transportable layout encourages naturalists, neighborhood citizens, boaters, researchers, and the curious-minded alike to throw the advisor of their pack and discover the botanical bounty of the Chesapeake Bay.

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