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Scottish Wild Flowers

Field / Identification Guide

By: Michael Scott

256 pages, Col photos, col illus

Birlinn Publishing

Paperback | Jul 2011 | Edition: 2 | #191992 | ISBN-13: 9781841589534
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NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€12 approx

About this book

Packed full of information, Scottish Wild Flowers is an ideal guide for both visitors and residents of Scotland who wish to learn about the fascinating wealth of wild flowers that can be found there. Each species is illustrated in full colour with a comprehensive description, plus the plant's English, Latin and Gaelic names. For ease of use, the plants are grouped together by the type of habitat in which they can be found, including Highlands, Lowlands and Coasts. Habitats are arranged from those most influenced by humans, progressing towards wilder and more remote areas. The book includes a section with up-to-date details about places of interest and the best sites for finding some of the most attractive and special species of wild flowers in Scotland.

A mini version of this guide has also been published.

Full colour and jam packed with fascinating facts - it's the ultimate guide for botanists everywhere!


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Biography

Michael Scott is a writer, photographer, consultant, cruise ship lecturer and occasional radio broadcaster on a wide range of natural history subjects. He has a degree in botany, and a particular interest in Scottish, arctic and alpine wild flowers. He also shares an interest in Scottish sea life with his marine biologist wife, Sue Scott. He is a former Deputy Chairman of Scottish Natural Heritage, the government conservation agency in Scotland and a former Chairman of Scottish Environment Link. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of Plantlife International, the wild plant conservation charity. He was awarded an OBE in 2005 for services to biodiversity conservation in Scotland.

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