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Great Smoky Mountains Trees & Wildflowers: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Waterford Pocket Naturalist Guide

By: James R Kavanagh (Author)

colour illustrations

Waterford Press

Paperback | May 2008 | #224842 | ISBN-13: 9781583554210
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About this book

The Great Smoky Mountains, which is part of an International Biosphere Reserve and contains nearly 200,000 acres of old growth forest. The extraordinary mosaic of life zones -- including the world's finest example of a temperate deciduous forest -- supports an estimated 5,600 species of trees, shrubs, and herbs including more than 1,600 species of flowering plants.

This beautifully illustrated guide Great Smoky Mountains Trees & Wildflowers highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of trees, shrubs and wildflowers. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike.

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Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.

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