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The Book of Field and Roadside - Open-Country Weeds Trees and Wildflowers of Eastern North America - cover

The Book of Field and Roadside - Open-Country Weeds Trees and Wildflowers of Eastern North America

John Eastman

Publisher: Stackpole Books

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The acclaimed nature writer continues his series exploring the fact and folklore of American plant life with this beautifully illustrated volume. In The Book of Field and Roadside, John Eastman explores the botanical life of open dryland habitats. Picking up where typical field guides leave off, this handy reference takes an ecological approach, providing complete descriptions of eighty-five plants (from Ailanthus to Yucca) found in fields, open meadows, and along roadsides, as well as wildlife communities associated with them.  Written in an engaging manner, this book helps readers identify dryland plants, discusses what other organisms, plant and animal, might be found in the same area, and explains why. The informative text is enhanced by beautifully detailed illustrations by nature artist Amelia Hansen.
Available since: 06/14/2023.
Print length: 356 pages.

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