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This classic botanical handbook, originally compiled by the late William S. Justice and C. Ritchie Bell, pairs hundreds of color photographs with descriptions of the wild flowers and flowering trees, shrubs, vines, herbs, and weeds found in North Carolina and many other eastern states, from Delaware to Georgia. Entries include information on habitat, range, size, months of bloom, and features for identification. For this new edition, Bell and Anne H. Lindsey have included too additional species and expanded the information in previous entries to address developments in the field of plant conservation, providing comments on endangered and protected species, medicinal uses, the cultivation of species in a wild garden, and the commercial availability of nursery-grown natives.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780807855973
ISBN-10: 0807855979
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 24mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publish Date: 31-May-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - William S. Justice

The late William S. Justice, a well-known photographer and field botanist, practiced medicine in Asheville, North Carolina. C. Ritchie Bell, professor emeritus of botany at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and founder of the North Carolina Botanical Garden, is coauthor of Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas and Florida Wild Flowers and Roadside Plants. Bell and his wife, Anne H. Lindsey, are owners of Laurel Hill Press, which produces natural history guides, videos, and DVDs.