Wildflowers of Ohio, Second Edition

Wildflowers of Ohio, Second Edition

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Over the past decade, Wildflowers of Ohio has become the standard for field identification in Ohio, used by both college biology students and wildflower enthusiasts alike. This second edition marks the 10th anniversary of Robert L. Henn's popular guide. It has been expanded to include more than 300 species of wildflowers arranged by color and taxonomy, each with a thorough description of characteristics, habitat, distribution, and human uses. Henn includes a glossary, diagrams of flower parts and leaf arrangements, and a succinct, informative introduction. Designed for durability, the guide retains its innovative side-flip design for ease of use. Any Ohioan or resident of neighboring states who is captivated by the wonders of the natural world will find this pocket guide to be indispensable.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 106.68 x 208.28 x 20.32mm | 362.87g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 8 figures, 319 color photos
  • 0253219515
  • 9780253219510

About Robert L. Henn

Robert L. Henn is a biologist, naturalist, teacher, and a native and lifelong resident of Ohio. He taught biology for 36 years, and is currently the curator of the Herbarium at the Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm in Dayton. He lives in Lebanon, Ohio.show more

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This guide to 313 wildflowers foudn in Ohio is narrow engouth to fit in a hiker's pocket. Biologist and naturalist Robert Henn has made it easty to use, too.Vol. 40 * American Reference Books Annual 2009 * An excellent choice for those interested in plants as well as professionals in the botanical fields; especially useful to those just starting to explore the beauty of wildflowers and travelers interested in wildflowers. * Choice *show more

Table of contents

ContentsPrefaceAcknowledgmentsPhoto CreditsIntroductionParts of a Flower (Illustrated)GlossaryWhite FlowersYellow and Orange FlowersRed and Pink FlowersBlue and Purple FlowersGreen and Brown FlowersBibliographyIndexshow more

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