Together with workable identification keys, the author introduces the geology, ecology and history of this unusual area, which has remained undeveloped until now.
Introduction 1. Why the Pine Barrens Are Barren 2. The Basic Features of Woody Plants 3. How to Use a Dichotomous Key 4. A Key to the Keys 5. Summer Key to Most Species 6. Summer Keys to Selected Genera 7. Winter Keys to Genera 8. Winter Keys to Selected Genera 9. Quick Keys to Genera 10. The Ethnobotany of Pine Barrens Plants 11. A Sense of Place
Michael D. Geller is an associate professor of environmental studies at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.