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Vascular Flora of Illinois: A Field Guide

Vascular Flora of Illinois: A Field Guide (Paperback)

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A compilation of every known plant in Illinois. This latest edition of Vascular Flora of Illinoisincludes over thirty-four hundred species of flora from Illinois, adding more than 250 newly-recognised plants to this definitive collection. Because cataloguing our heritage is foremost in importance among naturalists, this book compiles essential information about plants in Illinois. Mohlenbrock includes all known taxa native to Illinois either at present or in the past and all non-native vascular plants that grow spontaneously and appear able to maintain themselves year after year without cultivation. The sequence of groups in the guide is ferns, conifers, and flowering plants with cotyledons given before monocotyledons. Within each group, the families are arranged alphabetically, as are the genera within each family and the species within each genus. For each taxon recognised in this book, Mohlenbrock gives us a common name if one is generally used in Illinois. He follows this with an indication of flowering time for flowering plants, and of spore-production time in the case of ferns and their relative.

He also provides a habitat statement and a general comment on distribution in Illinois for each taxon. Containing information on Illinois flora not available anywhere else, this fourth edition of Vascular Flora of Illinois is essential for ecologists, environmentalist, and land developers. Those interested in wildflower identification will also find this guide helpful.

Natural World & The EnvironmentThe natural world, country life & petsTrees, wildflowers & plantsScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesBotany & plant sciences Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press Publication Date: 15/12/2012 ISBN-13: 9780809332083  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Robert H. Mohlenbrock taught botany at Southern Illinois University Carbondale for thirty-four years, obtaining the title of Distinguished Professor. After his retirement in 1990, he joined Biotic Consultants as a senior scientist teaching wetland identification classes in twenty-six states to date. Since 1984, he has been a monthly columnist for Natural History magazine. Among his forty-five books and more than five hundred publications are Macmillan's Field Guide to North American Wildflowers, Field Guide to the U. S. National Forests, and Where Have All the Wildflowers Gone?

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