Wild Flowers of Britain and Ireland

Wild Flowers of Britain and Ireland - Domino Guides

Second edition

Paperback (29 Aug 2013) | English

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The is the first fully-illustrated and fully-mapped guide to the British and Irish flora, covering more than 1900 species. Its restriction to the British Isles alone allows far more detail and more local information, and identification is made easier with the inclusion of maps for most species. Specific details about plants appearing in certain areas and accurate maps are designed to make location and identification easy, and this book also includes details of local specialities for the Isles of Scilly. Also featured is an illustrated survey of recently disappeared British and Irish plants, some of which may return. With over 5000 detailed colour paintings and more than 1600 maps, this is the most extensively illustrated wild flower guide to Britain and Ireland yet. Coloured, boxed keys to plants in complex or difficult groups are provided to assist identification. The Wild Flowers of Britain and Ireland also features information about grasses, which are often omitted in other, shorter books, along with sedges, rushes, horsetails and clubmosses. Ferns, though not strictly speaking flowering plants, are also included. This new edition is fully revised to take into account recent taxonomic changes, as well as changes in status and distribution.

Book information

ISBN: 9781408179505
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)
Imprint: Bloomsbury Natural History
Pub date:
Edition: Second edition
DEWEY: 582.130941
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 7251
Number of pages: 482
Weight: 776g
Height: 216mm
Width: 139mm
Spine width: 26mm