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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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A guide to the locations, habitats and blooming periods of the many species of wildflower that grow in and around the Washington and Baltimore area. Some 700 species of wildflower are described, with common and scientific names given throughout. The book focuses on the more showy native and naturalized herbaceous plants of woods, fields, wetlands and parks. There is a general description of the geology of the area, with a description of the plants...

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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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