This easy-to-use identification guide to 280 wild flower species most commonly seen in Britain and northern Europe is perfect for amateur naturalists. High quality photographs from Britain's top nature photographers are accompanied by detailed species descriptions, which include common and scientific name, height, distribution and habitat. The user-friendly introduction covers the different habitats, flower structure and wild flower names, as well as a glossary.
Andrew Cleave, formerly the Head of an Environmental Education Centre in Hampshire, took early retirement from teaching in order to spend more time leading natural history tours in Europe, photographing wildlife subjects, and writing and lecturing. He has a particular interest in botanical subjects, but is keen on all aspects of natural history, having written books on trees, wild flowers, coastal wildlife and birds. Andrew was appointed MBE in 1995 for services to environmental education.
Paul Sterry is one of the UK’s leading wildlife and natural history photographers, with more than 40 highly successful books to his name. Originally trained as a biologist, he uses his knowledge of natural history and ecology to take images that depict wildlife in a natural context and celebrate its beauty.