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Flowering Earth

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By: DC Peattie
272 pages, 6 illus
Flowering Earth
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  • Flowering Earth ISBN: 9780253206626 Paperback Oct 1991 Out of Print #24384
  • Flowering Earth ISBN: 9780253343086 Hardback Oct 1991 Out of Print #24385
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First published in 1939, this book traces the evolution of plant life from the appearance of the earliest micro-organisms to the rise of the modern floras. The book is part natural history, part biography and part philosophical reflection.


Foreword I. On Striking Your Roots II. On Branching Out III. Chlorophyll: the Sun Trap IV. What a Plant Is V. Protoplasm--the Body of Life VI. The Seeds of Life VII. The First Algas VIII. The Seaweeds IX. The Fern Forests X. Diatoms-Grass of the Sea XI. Conifers and Cycads XII. The Rise of the Modern Floras XIII. A Transplanting XIV. A Garden Alliance XV. The Moment of Flowering XVI. The Sleep of the Seed XVII. Growth XVIII. The Web of Life Afterword Index

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Out of Print
By: DC Peattie
272 pages, 6 illus
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