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Newcomb's Wildflower Guide

Newcomb's Wildflower Guide

Book - 1977
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Grand Central Pub
An ingenious key system for quick, positive field identification of wildflowers, flowering shrubs and vines in Northeastern and North-central North America.

Amateur and expert alike can quickly and accurately identify almost any wildflower using Lawrence Newcomb's system, which is based on natural structural features that are easily visible even to the untrained eye. Every time you see an unknown plant, ask yourself the same five questions (related to the type of plant and the structure of its petals and leaves), and you will be directed to the page on which the plant can be found. Beautiful illustrations make confirmation easy.

Baker & Taylor
Line drawings face each description of the plant's basic structural features in this guide for the amateur wildflower sleuth

Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 1977
ISBN: 9780316604420
Branch Call Number: 582.130974 N434n
Characteristics: 490 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Morrison, Gordon


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Nov 20, 2010

this is the guide I take everywhere. useful even when plants are out of bloom, I always check it first before confirming doubtful IDs with Britten & Brown.


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