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Collins Flower Guide - Large Format

Field / Identification Guide

By: David Streeter

608 pages, 1400 colour illustrations

Harper Collins

Hardback | Slipcase | Jan 2010 | #168001 | ISBN-13: 9780007183883
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About this book

This brand-new field guide to the flowers of northern Europe is the most complete single-volume guide ever published. This is a beautifully produced, cased, large-format edition, which reveals the illustrations in their resplendent glory.

Featuring all flowering plants, including grasses, ferns, club mosses and trees, `Collins Flower Guide' covers over 1900 species.

Leading botanical artists have been specially commissioned to ensure accurate, detailed illustrations. Up-to-date authoritative text, and original illustrations for each individual species appear together on the same page, so all the information you need is available at a glance. Flowers are arranged by family, with their key features displayed for quick and easy reference.

'This book is a great achievement that will be hard to match ! a beautiful and well-judged illustrated flora.' British Wildlife


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Biography

David Streeter is Reader in Ecology in the School of Biological and Environmental Sciences at the University of Sussex and a member of the Editorial Board of the prestigious Collins New Naturalist series. He has served on the council of the Botanical Society of the British Isles and as chairman of its Conservation Committee and he is president of the Sussex Wildlife Trust.

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