New PDF release: Native Orchids of the Southern Appalachian Mountains

By Stanley L. Bentley

ISBN-10: 0807825638

ISBN-13: 9780807825631

ISBN-10: 0807848727

ISBN-13: 9780807848722

This authoritative consultant showcases the unrivaled attractiveness and variety of the local orchids of the southern Appalachian mountains. in line with Stanley Bentley's a long time of nature examine, it covers the fifty two species--including one came across by way of Bentley and named after him--found in a sector encompassing western Virginia and North Carolina and japanese West Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee.

The access for every orchid presents the plant's medical and customary names, an outline of the flower (including colour, form, and size), and knowledge at the time of flowering, variety, and general habitat, all within the context of the southern mountains. a spread map accompanies every one description, and Bentley's personal brilliant images are an extra reduction to identification.

Using hassle-free language but incorporating the main updated medical info and nomenclature, the ebook can be welcomed by way of beginner naturalists or expert botanists searching for species within the box and by way of those that easily get pleasure from images of gorgeous wildflowers.

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