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By: Roger Bowmer
144 pages, 116 colour photographs, 4 diagrams
A handy reference to the locations of that most beautiful of native plants, the wild orchid. There are 51 species of wild orchid native to the British Isles and each one is covered individually, with a brief description of its habitat and natural history, and an explanation of its botanical name.
Each species is illustrated with two colour photographs, and artworks provide details of specific points of interest. A full listing of sites gives national grid references for easy location, and there are complete listings of the relevant Wildlife Trusts responsible for each site.
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Roger Bowmer has always loved natural history and has studied orchids for over twenty years. Roger is a keen photographer and his images of orchids have appeared in Practical Photography magazine. He is currently attempting the challenge of compiling a complete photographic record of all British wild orchids. Resident: near Rochdale
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