Complete Guide to Florida Wildflowers: Over 600 Wildflowers of the Sunshine State including National Parks, Forests, Preserves, and More than 160 State Parks

Complete Guide to Florida Wildflowers: Over 600 Wildflowers of the Sunshine State including National Parks, Forests, Preserves, and More than 160 State Parks

by Roger L. Hammer

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Overview

Complete Guide to Florida Wildflowers presents over 600 wildflowers of the Sunshine State including national parks, forests, preserves, and more than 160 state parks. With information about distinguishing less common species from those that are more widespread, this guide is sure to please botanists and more serious plant enthusiasts. Noted naturalist and author Roger L. Hammer includes many of the rare plants that make Florida unique, especially those endemic to the Lake Wales Ridge. This is a must-have for any wildflower lover. Look inside to find: Detailed yet user-friendly descriptions and full-color photos of over 600 wildflowers, Information on flowering season and interesting facts about each plant, Natural history information for Florida, including geography, geology, and climate, Plants arranged by color and family, An index of botanical terms

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493030934
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publication date: 04/01/2018
Series: Wildflowers in the National Parks Series
Pages: 392
Sales rank: 787,318
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Roger L. Hammer is a professional naturalist and a part-time instructor and fieldtrip leader for Fairchild Tropical Garden in Miami. He received the first Marjory Stoneman Douglas Award and the Charles Brookfield Medal. He lives in Homestead, Florida.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

How to Use This Guide 1

Habitats 2

Outdoor Ethics 10

Blue and Purple Flowers 11

Pink Flowers 75

Red and Orange Flowers 127

Yellow Flowers 145

Brown and Green Flowers 223

White Flowers 251

Glossary 363

Resources 365

Index 367

About the Author 379

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