British Wild Flowers

British Wild Flowers - Nature Detective

Paperback (08 Sep 2016)

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An easy-to-follow identification guide for children to more than 50 of the most common wild flowers found in Britain today.

Concise and clear descriptions of distinguishing features such as colour, leaf size and shape, habitat, berries and flowers, will help you to recognise which flower is which. Beautiful, large colour photographs will help make identification easy.

Includes information about the parts of a flower, plant life cycles, photosynthesis and looks at why wild flowers need to be protected.

Follow a fun and simple step-by-step activity to make your own wild flower window-box, hanging basket or garden.

Become a nature detective and explore the natural world around you. If you enjoy this book, then why not search out the other titles in this series: British Birds; British Mammals; British Trees; British Insects; British Butterflies; Urban Widlife and British Seashore.

Features the following flowers: Common Mallow; Red Campion; Ragged-Robin; Field Bindweed; Heather; Rosebay Willowherb, Foxglove; Harebell; Common Comfrey; Tufted Vetch; Teasel; Spear Thistle; Common Poppy; Scarlet Pimpernel; Meadow Buttercup; Creeping Buttercup; Common Bird's-foot-trefoil; Dandelion; Perforate St John's Wort; Tansy; Wild Daffodil; Yellow Iris; Lesser Celandine; Marsh-marigold; Shepherd's Purse; Cuckoo Flower; Dog-Rose; Bramble; Wild Strawberry; Meadowsweet; Cow Parsley; Hemlock; Yarrow; White Clover; Common Daisy; Oxeye Daisy; Garlic Mustard; Ramsons; Wood Anemone; Lily-of-the-Valley; Common Snowdrop; Cleavers; Stinging Nettle; White Deadnettle; Field Forget-Me-Not; Viper's Bugloss; Bluebell; Cornflower.

Book information

ISBN: 9780750293273
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Imprint: Wayland
Pub date:
DEWEY: 582.130941
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 146g
Height: 150mm
Width: 206mm
Spine width: 5mm