Guide to the Wildflowers of South Carolina

ISBN-10: 1570034389

ISBN-13: 9781570034381

Edition: 2001

Authors: Richard D. Porcher, Douglas A. Rayner

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

List of Figuresp. xiii
Prefacep. xv
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
Introductionp. xix
Purpose and Scopep. xix
Physiographic Regions of South Carolinap. xxi
Nature of the Florap. xxiii
What are Wildflowers?p. xxiv
Conservation of Native Wildflowersp. xxv
Collecting Native Wildflowersp. xxvii
How to Use this Field Guidep. xxviii
Origins of Plant Namesp. xxxi
Notes on Wildflower Photographyp. xxxiv
Rarity of Vascular Plantsp. xxxv
Pronunciation Guide to Scientific Namesp. xxxvii
Natural History of Selected Groups of Vascular Plantsp. 1
Carnivorous Plantsp. 1
Native Orchidsp. 5
Poisonous Plantsp. 7
Woody Vinesp. 8
Epiphytic Vascular Plantsp. 10
Saprophytic Vascular Plants and Mycotrophyp. 11
Parasitic Vascular Plantsp. 12
Medicinal Plants and Folk Remediesp. 13
Edible Wild Plantsp. 17
Naturalized Plantsp. 19
Duckweedsp. 21
History of Field Botany in South Carolinap. 23
The Colonial Period: 1670-1785p. 24
The Antebellum Period: 1785-1860p. 26
The Civil War and the Postbellum Period: 1860-1900p. 31
1900-1952: the Beginning of Modern Field Botanyp. 33
1952-1983: the Wade Thomas Batson Era in South Carolinap. 36
Field Botany Today in South Carolinap. 38
Selected Topics on Natural History and Ecologyp. 39
Succession in Natural Communitiesp. 39
Fire in the South Carolina Landscapep. 41
Carolina Bays of the Coastal Plainp. 43
Reproductive Strategies of Vascular Plantsp. 46
Economic and Cultural Notesp. 50
Longleaf Pine and the Naval Stores Industryp. 54
Agriculture and Forestry: Effects on South Carolina's Physical Landscapep. 56
Marshes, Swamps, Peatlands, Bogs, and Fensp. 65
South Carolina's Natural Wildflower Communitiesp. 69
The Mountainsp. 69
The Granitic Dome Communityp. 69
Granitic Domesp. 69
The Spray Cliffs Communityp. 70
Spray Cliffsp. 70
The Seepage Communitiesp. 71
Cataract Bogsp. 71
Montane Bogsp. 71
The Rocky Streamsides Communityp. 72
Rocky Streamsidesp. 72
The Deciduous Forest Communitiesp. 73
Cove Forestsp. 73
Chestnut Oak Forestsp. 74
Woodland Marginsp. 75
Montane Oak-Hickory Forestsp. 76
The Evergreen Forest Communitiesp. 76
Canada Hemlock Forestsp. 76
Pine-Oak Heathsp. 77
The Piedmontp. 78
The Granitic Flatrocks Communityp. 78
Granitic Flatrocksp. 78
The Rocky Shoals Communityp. 79
Rocky Shoalsp. 79
The Deciduous Forest Communitiesp. 80
Basic-Mesic Forestsp. 80
Beech Forestsp. 81
Oak-Hickory Forestsp. 82
Piedmont Xeric Hardpan Forestsp. 83
The Piedmont Springhead Seepage Forest Communityp. 84
Piedmont Springhead Seepage Forestsp. 84
The Bottomland Forest Communitiesp. 85
Bottomland Forestsp. 85
The Fall-Line Sandhillsp. 86
The Xeric Communitiesp. 86
Longleaf Pine-Scrub Oak Sandhillsp. 86
Longleaf Pine-Turkey Oak Sandhillsp. 87
The Sandhills Seepage Communitiesp. 88
Streamhead Pocosinsp. 88
Herbaceous Seepagesp. 88
Atlantic White-Cedar Forestsp. 89
The Coastal Plainp. 89
The Pine Communitiesp. 89
Longleaf Pine Flatwoodsp. 89
Pine/Saw Palmetto Flatwoodsp. 90
Longleaf Pine Savannasp. 91
Longleaf Pine-Turkey Oak Xeric Ridgesp. 92
The Sandy, Dry, Open Woodlands Communityp. 93
Sandy, Dry, Open Woodlandsp. 93
The Calcareous Forest Communitiesp. 93
Calcareous Bluff Forestsp. 93
Wet, Flat, Calcareous Forestsp. 94
The Bottomland Forest Communitiesp. 94
Bald Cypress-Tupelo Gum Swamp Forestsp. 95
Hardwood Bottom Forestsp. 95
Levee Forestsp. 96
The Peatland Communityp. 97
Pocosinsp. 97
The Pond Cypress Communitiesp. 98
Pond Cypress Savannasp. 98
Pond Cypress-Swamp Gum Upland Swampsp. 99
The Freshwater Marsh Communitiesp. 99
Tidal Freshwater Marshesp. 99
Inland Freshwater Marshesp. 100
The Freshwater Floating Aquatics Communityp. 100
Freshwater Floating Aquaticsp. 100
The Depression Meadow Communityp. 101
Depression Meadowsp. 101
The Maritime Strandp. 102
The Maritime Communitiesp. 102
Coastal Beachesp. 102
Coastal Dunesp. 102
Maritime Forestsp. 103
Salt Marshesp. 104
Salt Flatsp. 104
Maritime Shell Forestsp. 105
Species Descriptions and Color Platesp. 107
The Mountainsp. 107
The Piedmontp. 170
The Fall-Line Sandhillsp. 225
The Coastal Plainp. 245
The Maritime Strandp. 343
The Ruderal Communitiesp. 365
Field Guide to Natural Plant Communitiesp. 409
The Mountainsp. 409
Greenville Countyp. 409
Caesar's Head State Park (Raven Cliff Falls Trail to Raven Cliff Falls Overlook)p. 409
Eva Russell Chandler Heritage Preservep. 409
Watson Heritage Preserve (Mathews Creek Bog)p. 410
Mountain Bridge Trailsp. 411
Table Rock State Parkp. 414
Oconee Countyp. 416
Buzzard Roost Heritage Preservep. 416
Sumter National Forest: Andrew Pickens Districtp. 417
Pickens Countyp. 420
Foothills Trail (Laurel Valley-Laurel Fork Falls)p. 420
Jocassee Gorges (Lower Eastatoe Creek Bluffs)p. 422
The Piedmontp. 422
Abbeville Countyp. 422
Sumter National Forest: Long Cane-Edgefield Districtsp. 422
Aiken Countyp. 424
Savannah River Bluffs Heritage Preservep. 424
Chester Countyp. 425
Landsford Canal State Parkp. 425
Greenville Countyp. 426
Bunched Arrowhead Heritage Preservep. 426
Lancaster Countyp. 427
Flat Creek Heritage Preserve (Forty Acre Rock)p. 427
Laurens Countyp. 428
Sumter National Forest: Tyger and Enoree Districtsp. 428
McCormick Countyp. 430
Stevens Creek Heritage Preservep. 430
Sumter National Forest: Long Cane-Edgefield Districtsp. 431
Pickens Countyp. 432
Glassy Mountain Heritage Preservep. 432
Union Countyp. 434
Sumter National Forest: Tyger and Enoree Districtsp. 434
York Countyp. 435
Rock Hill Blackjacks Heritage Preservep. 435
The Fall-Line Sandhillsp. 436
Chesterfield Countyp. 436
Cheraw State Park (Hudsonia Flats)p. 436
Sandhills State Forest (Sugarloaf and Horseshoe Mountains)p. 436
Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refugep. 437
Lexington Countyp. 439
Peachtree Rock Nature Preservep. 439
Shealy's Pond Heritage Preservep. 439
The Coastal Plainp. 440
Aiken Countyp. 440
Aiken Gopher Tortoise Heritage Preservep. 440
Bamberg Countyp. 441
Cathedral Bay Heritage Preservep. 441
Barnwell Countyp. 442
Craig Pondp. 442
Beaufort Countyp. 442
Victoria Bluff Heritage Preservep. 442
Berkeley Countyp. 443
Francis Marion National Forestp. 443
Old Santee Canal Parkp. 444
Wadboo Creek Calcareous Bluff Forestp. 445
Charleston Countyp. 445
Francis Marion National Forestp. 445
Santee Coastal Reservep. 446
Clarendon Countyp. 447
Bennett's Bayp. 447
Dillion Countyp. 447
Little Pee Dee State Parkp. 447
Dorchester Countyp. 448
Francis Beidler Forestp. 448
Georgetown Countyp. 448
Samworth Wildlife Management Area and Great Pee Dee Riverp. 448
Hampton Countyp. 449
Webb Wildlife Centerp. 449
Horry Countyp. 449
Cartwheel Bay Heritage Preservep. 449
Lewis Ocean Bay Heritage Preservep. 450
Little Pee Dee River Heritage Preserve (Vaughan Tract)p. 450
Jasper Countyp. 451
Tillman Sand Ridge Heritage Preservep. 451
Kershaw Countyp. 451
Savage Bay Heritage Preservep. 451
Lee Countyp. 452
Longleaf Pine Heritage Preservep. 452
Orangeburg Countyp. 452
Santee State Parkp. 452
Sumter Countyp. 453
Woods Bay State Parkp. 453
The Maritime Strandp. 453
Charleston Countyp. 453
Accreted Beach at Sullivan's Islandp. 453
Beachwalker County Parkp. 454
Colleton Countyp. 454
Edisto Beach State Parkp. 454
St. Helena Sound Heritage Preserve (Otter Island)p. 454
Glossaryp. 457
South Carolina Herbariumsp. 471
Keys to Heartleafs, Rhododendrons, and Trilliums of South Carolinap. 473
Illustrations of Plant Structuresp. 477
General Referencesp. 481
Literature Citedp. 491
Index of Scientific Plant Namesp. 495
Index of Common Plant Namesp. 509
General Indexp. 531
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