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Britain's Rare Flowers

Series: Poyser Natural History

By: Peter Marren

334 pages, 6 col plates, 138 col photos

Christopher Helm

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #149254 | ISBN: 0713671629
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £19.99 $26/€23 approx
Hardback | Jul 2002 | #88691 | ISBN: 085661114X
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About this book

Describes the discovery and the special places that are rich in such plants, and discusses the species that have died out completely, others that have become naturalised and the surprising discovery of new native plants in recent years. Conservation projects past and present are examined, and comments made on their success. Also discussed is the standing of rare plants in our world, through the eyes of field botanists, writers, artists and even cooks.

'This is a heartwarming and inspiring book for anyone who loves wildflowers and values their place in our culture.' BBC Wildlife

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Peter Marren has worked in conservation all his life. He is now a freelance writer and consultant. His other books include England's National Nature Reserves and The New Naturalists.

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