The Wild Plants of the Burren and the Aran Islands : A Field Guide
The Burren and Aran Islands are renowned worldwide for their beautiful wild flowers and plants. Charles Nelson has selected 120 of the most widely occurring plus a number of special plants. Each plant is illustrated by a colour photograph showing it in the wild.
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- Paperback | 144 pages
- 128 x 198 x 9.65mm | 290.3g
- 01 Sep 2008
- The Collins Press
- Cork, Ireland
- New Expanded ed.
- full colour illustrations, 120 colour photos
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'A well-organised and extremely satisfactory little naturalist's handbook' Books Ireland 'Attractive illustrated guide' Sherkin Comment 'Modest yet marvellously practical book' Walking World Ireland
About Charles Nelson
Dr Charles Nelson was senior research botanist and horticultural taxonomist at the National Botanic Gardens, Dublin. He authored/co-authored many books about gardens and plants and presented a series of television programmes for RTE entitled 'A Growing Obssession' (about Irish gardens), and for many years contributed to the radio programme 'Sunday Miscellany.'