Plants of Pennsylvania An Illustrated Manual
Edition: 2nd 2007
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Description: Pennsylvania, a state of diverse geography and geology, is rich in flora. The second edition of The Plants of Pennsylvania identifies the nearly 3,400 species of trees, wildflowers, ferns, grasses, sedges, aquatic plants, and weeds native or naturalized in the Commonwealth.Retaining the clearly written identification keys and descriptions that made the first edition such an essential reference, this new edition has been reorganized to reflect recent advances in our understanding of plant relationships. Families and genera are listed in a sequence determined by current studies of plant molecular genetics, thus providing new insights for the study of botany. In addition, species have been added to the book as a result of new discoveries. The botanical illustrations of Anna Anisko continue to complement the descriptions and add an element of beauty to the volume.Developed in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Flora Project, and compiled by botanists at the Morris Arboretum, the official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the second edition of The Plants of Pennsylvania is the authoritative guide to Pennsylvania's plant life. It will be indispensable to taxonomists, conservationists, ecologists, foresters, land planners, teachers, agricultural county agents, students, and amateur naturalists.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $79.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
Publication date: 8/8/2007
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 2.00" tall
|Preface to the Second Edition|
|How to Use the Manual|
|Symbols and Abbreviations|
|Collecting and Preserving Plant Specimens|
|Brief Floristic Description of Pennsylvania|
|Endangered and Threatened Species Programs|
|General Keys to Families|
|Spore-bearing Vascular Plants|