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The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Wild Flowers and Flora of the World

By: Martin Walters and Michael Lavelle

512 pages, 4000+ colour photos, colour illustrations; colour distribution maps

Lorenz Books

Hardback | Nov 2011 | #178795 | ISBN-13: 9780754819721
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NHBS Price: £17.99 $22/€20 approx

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A guide to more than 2000 of the world's best known and most significant wild flowers and flora, including rare and endangered species.

Includes wildflowers, trees, shrubs, herbs, heathers, grasses, rushes, sedges, cacti, carnivorous plants, aquatic plants, weeds and parasites.

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Martin Walters is General Editor of the recent Travellers' Nature Guides to Britain, France, Greece and Spain (Oxford University Press), co-author of the Nature Guide to Britain in that series, and contributed much of the text on natural habitats to the popular reference book Earth (Dorling Kindersley). Michael Lavelle has designed and constructed several exhibits at the Chelsea Flower Show, achieving prestigious gold medals in 1999, 2003 and 2005.

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