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Paperback Finding Wildflowers in the Washington-Baltimore Area Book

ISBN: 0801849950

ISBN13: 9780801849954

Finding Wildflowers in the Washington-Baltimore Area

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Illustrated with more than forty line drawings, the book presents a broad representation of local wildflowers, focusing on the showier native and naturalized herbaceous plants of woods, fields, rocky areas, and wetlands. The author begin with a general description of the geology of the Washington-Baltimore area: the piedmont, the coastal plain to the east, nd the mountains to the west. They describe the plants' various habitats and the effects...

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If you love wildflowers and live in the D.C. area get it!

This book is a neccesity for anyone looking for fantastic wild flower sites within driving distance of the D.C./Baltimore area. It is co-written by Chris Fleming, field botanist with the Maryland Natural Heritage Program and popular teacher of Wild Flower I.D. at the Audubon Naturalist Society in Chevy Chase, MD. Each site is described by the wildflowers you can expect to see in every season and directions are given as well as any info needed about gaining access to the site. Learn where to see one of the largest stands of Giant-flowered trillium (Trillium grandiflorum) you will ever see or visit the only known site in Maryland to observe the beautiful Fringed Gentian (Gentiana crinita). This book will keep you busy for many weekends of wild flower exploration.
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