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A Naturalist's Guide to Forest Plants: An Ecology for Eastern North America

By: Donald D Cox

216 pages, 98 illus,4 charts

Syracuse University Press

Paperback | Oct 2003 | #142482 | ISBN: 0815607792
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About this book

Brings together a wide range of information about the forests of eastern North America, including the origins and types of soils and their relationships to vegetation, climate, and human culture; the members of the plant kingdom and the fungi that are found in forests; the methods by which forest plants reproduce and disperse their seeds; and toxic, medicinal, and edible plants that grow in forests.


Contents

The forest as an ecosystem; Types of plants; Adaptations for survival; Soil, climate, and vegetation; How and where trees grow; Through the year; Plants of special interest; Naming and collecting plants; Activities and investigations.

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