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Rhode Island 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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Various forest types are found in Rhode Island, including oak, mixed coniferous/deciduous, pine barrens, hardwood, and floodplain. In many of these communities, you can find state flower Common Blue Violet with its spring blooms and state tree Red Maple with its brilliant red or yellow fall colors. Thousands of plants inhabit the Ocean State, and sorting through them can be a challenge. It helps, then, to have a portable reference on hand to cut through the clutter and focus on a smaller number of representative species to establish a solid base of knowledge on which to build. You can do this with the beautifully illustrated Rhode Island Trees & Wildflowers, which features 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 a handy tool for educators, learners, naturalists, and botanists who wish to forge deeper and more meaningful connections with the land through its plant life. 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: 9781583555163
ISBN-10: 1583555161
Publisher: Waterford Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2017
Pages: 12
Language: English
Series: Pocket Naturalist Guide