The Resource A field guide to wildflowers of the Sandhills region: : North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, (ebook)

A field guide to wildflowers of the Sandhills region: : North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, (ebook)

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A field guide to wildflowers of the Sandhills region: : North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia
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A field guide to wildflowers of the Sandhills region:
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North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia
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eng
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Featuring over 600 wildflowers, flowering shrubs, and vines, this user-friendly field guide is the first to focus on the rare, fragile lands and species of the Sandhills region of the Carolinas and Georgia. Characterized by longleaf pine forests, rolling hills, abundant blackwater streams, several major rivers, and porous sandy soils, the Sandhills region stretches from Fayetteville, North Carolina, southwest to Columbus, Georgia, and represents the farthest advance of the Atlantic Ocean some 2 million years ago.Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region is arranged by habitat, with color tabs to facilitate easy browsing of the nine different natural communities whose plants are described here. Bruce A. Sorrie, a botanist with over 30 years of experience, includes common plants, region-specific endemics, and local rarities, each with its own species description, and over 540 color photos for easy identification. The field guide's opening section includes an introduction to the Sandhills region's geology, soil types, and special relationship to fire ecology; an overview of rare species and present conservation efforts; a glossary and key to flower and leaf structures; and a listing of gardens, preserves, and parklands in the Sandhills region and nearby where wildflowers can be seen and appreciated. Wildflower enthusiasts and professional naturalists alike will find this comprehensive guide extremely useful.Southern Gateways Guide is a registered trademark of the University of North Carolina Press
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Sorrie, Bruce A
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582.130975
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non fiction
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A southern gateways guide
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  • Wild flowers
  • Wild flowers
  • Wild flowers
  • Wild flowers
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adult
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A field guide to wildflowers of the Sandhills region: : North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, (ebook)
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9780807877883
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MWT11709985
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Label
A field guide to wildflowers of the Sandhills region: : North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807877883
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11709985
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11709985
System control number
MWT11709985
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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