Winner, 2001 Outstanding Book Award, Southeast Section of the Wildlife Society.
A must-have guide to the common and unique flora of our region's forests, especially its role in wildlife sustenance. Thoroughly covers 330 species of shrubs, palms, vines, grasses and forbs (herbaceous plants) with a special emphasis on the plants' role in wildlife sustenance and their ecology. Packed with detailed color photographs, the book is a must-have for outdoor enthusiasts, forest landowners, game and wildlife managers, forest managers, biologists and students - anyone with an interest in the intricate and often unexpected interrelationships between the flora and fauna of the region's forests.
Features descriptions of native and nonnative (exotic or invasive) plants. 650 close-up color photos showing each plant's most distinctive features. Color coded map of physiographic provinces. 56 simple black-and-white drawings of the parts, types and inflorescences (budding patterns) of flowers, leaf arrangements, divisions, shapes and margins of woody plants. Glossary of 170 common and unfamiliar botanical terms. Index of genera by family, index by wildlife species and index of scientific and common names.
(Item # 1417)