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A Field Guide to the Flowers of the Alps: Identify over 500 Species

Field / Identification Guide

By: Ansgar Hoppe (Author)

192 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, 1 colour map

Pelagic Publishing

Paperback | waterproof PVC cover | Mar 2013 | #202447 | ISBN-13: 9781907807404
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £19.99 $24/€22 approx

About this book

Explore the colourful world of alpine flowers. This practical book will help you make a quick, reliable identification of each plant, with concise descriptions and illustrations for individual plants to enable differentiation from similar species. Flowers can be identified quickly from colour and shape. The notable characters of each plant are clearly highlighted.

Covering 500 species, each with colour photographs, this compact guide is designed for walkers and botanists. For each plant the common name, scientific name, flowering time, plant height, protected status, and distribution (habitat and altitude) are described.

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An introduction to alpine flowers   6
Alpine flowers by flower colour   10-181
     Red flowers   10
     White flowers   52
     Blue flowers   100
     Yellow flowers   132
     Green / brown flowers   176

Index   182
Botanical terms illustrated   190
The Alps - map of the regions covered   (on inside back cover)

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