This is a practical beginner's guide to the most common American wildflowers. Emphasis is on those with showy petals, and those that the amateur is most likely to see. Special features include:
· Where to look for wildflowers
· Tips on how to collect and grow them
· Simplified range maps
As an added aid to quick and easy identification, the flowers are grouped according to color.
Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.