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The Changing Flora of Glasgow: Urban and Rural Plants Through the Centuries

Flora / Fauna

By: JH Dickson, P Macpherson and K Watson

402 pages, Col photos, maps

Edinburgh University Press

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #106099 | ISBN: 0748613978
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NHBS Price: £60.00 $78/€70 approx

About this book

Presents a general account of recording methods and of Glasgow's geology, soils, climate, air and water and growth, followed by a catalogue of some 1500 species with habitat details and dot maps.

"Plentifully illustrated by black-and-white photographs and old maps and prints, also 23 colour plates of maps, habitats and individual plants [...] A most thorough account, drawing on some 15 years of field work, and a sound basis for future research and conservation. Of outstanding interest. This beautifully illustrated local Flora is the culmination of 15 years' work [...] Professor Dickson is always happy to give his opinion on controversial matters and this makes this work all the more readable."
– Douglas McKean
 


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