Newcomb's Wildflower Guide

Newcomb's Wildflower Guide

An Ingenious New Key System for Quick, Positive Field Identification of the Wildflowers, Flowering Shrubs and Vines of Northeastern and North Central North America

Book - 1977
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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.
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, c1977.
ISBN: 9780316604420
0316604429
9780316604413
0316604410
Branch Call Number: 582.13 Ne
Characteristics: xxii, 490 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Alternative Title: Wildflower guide.

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johnsankey
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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