192 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, 1 colour map
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.
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
Botanical terms illustrated 190
The Alps - map of the regions covered (on inside back cover)
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