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Appalachian Trail Trees & Wildflowers: A Waterproof Pocket Guide to Familiar Species

Series: Waterford Pocket Naturalist Guide

By: James R Kavanagh(Author), Raymond Leung(Illustrator)

12 pages, colour illustrations, 1 colour map

The Book Service Ltd (Tiptree)

Unbound | May 2012 | #237974 | ISBN-13: 9781583556689
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NHBS Price: £5.99 $8/€7 approx

About this book

Appalachian Trail Trees & Wildflowers is the go-to resource for anyone interested in the plants found along the 2,175-mile-long Appalachian National Scenic Trail. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species and also includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent botanical sanctuaries along the trail. This lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is waterproof and is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by hikers of all ages.


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Biography

Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.

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