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Texas Trees & Wildflowers: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Plants (Pocket Naturalist Guide) By James Kavanagh, Waterford Press, Raymond Leung (Illustrator) Cover Image
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An astounding one quarter of North America's flora can be found in Texas, a biodiverse state with over 5,000 species of plants, including state flower Texas Bluebonnet. Everywhere you go, whether it be the Gulf Coast, wetlands and forests of the east, prairies of the center and north, or Chihuahuan Desert of the west, there are unique plant communities calling for exploration and discovery. For many people, plants represent a major aspect of a landscape's character, so getting acquainted with the most representative species is helpful. A handy resource for doing so is Texas Trees & Wildflowers, a portable reference with beautiful illustrations of 140 common and familiar trees, shrubs, and wildflowers as well as an ecoregion map showing over 20 botanical sanctuaries and learning sites. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, 12-panel folding pocket guide is the ideal companion for educators, learners, naturalists, and botanists who wish to forge deeper and more meaningful connections with the land through its attendant plants. Made in the USA.

About the Author

Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781583550984
ISBN-10: 1583550984
Publisher: Waterford Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2017
Pages: 12
Language: English
Series: Pocket Naturalist Guide