Wild Flowers
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Wild Flowers

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The ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material.This is the perfect pocket guide for nature enthusiasts keen to identify the wild flowers they might encounter on a walk along the coast or in the mountains, or a ramble through woodland, fields or wetlands.Authoritative text, beautiful photographs and detailed illustrations show the parts of the flower, stem, leaf and fruit, including both common and scientific names of each wild flower.Additionally, each entry features illustrations and description of appearance and colour, details on size, type of habitat, geographical range and flowering season, along with helpful information on herbal medicinal uses of each flower.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 82 x 112 x 16mm | 140.62g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Collins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 400 col illus, With index
  • 0007178549
  • 9780007178544
  • 111,338

Review quote

'A must for car and pocket. A great little book. Ideal for novice botanists to carry everywhere' -Amazon reader's review of previous edition.show more

About Martin Walters

Martin Walters is a writer, editor and naturalist. He studied zoology at Oxford and has had a lifelong interest in botany, natural history and conservation.show more

Rating details

38 ratings
3.92 out of 5 stars
5 24% (9)
4 47% (18)
3 26% (10)
2 3% (1)
1 0% (0)

Our customer reviews

A lovely little book, useful for carrying when out walking, that identifies lots of the commonly seen flowers in the UK. Also has some of the medicinal uses for a number of the flowers. The only downside that I have found so far, is that if you have no idea what you are looking at, you cannot search by colour of flowers. Still, well worth the price.show more
by Lorna Rhodes
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