A Field Guide to Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region: North by Bruce A. Sorrie

By Bruce A. Sorrie

that includes over six hundred wildflowers, flowering shrubs, and vines, this basic box consultant is the 1st to target the infrequent, fragile lands and species of the Sandhills zone of the Carolinas and Georgia. characterised through longleaf pine forests, rolling hills, plentiful blackwater streams, a number of significant rivers, and porous sandy soils, the Sandhills sector stretches from Fayetteville, North Carolina, southwest to Columbus, Georgia, and represents the farthest boost of the Atlantic Ocean a few 2 million years ago.

Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region is prepared through habitat, with colour tabs to facilitate effortless looking of the 9 diverse typical groups whose crops are defined right here. Bruce A. Sorrie, a botanist with over 30 years of expertise, contains universal vegetation, region-specific endemics, and native rarities, each one with its personal species description, and over 540 colour pictures for simple id. the sector guide's starting part contains an advent to the Sandhills region's geology, soil kinds, and certain dating to fireplace ecology; an summary of infrequent species and current conservation efforts; a word list and key to flower and leaf buildings; and a list of gardens, preserves, and parklands within the Sandhills sector and close by the place wildflowers should be visible and favored. Wildflower fans naturalists alike will locate this entire consultant super useful.

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