This field guide, first published in 2004 and now in its fourth edition covers 500 local plants found throughout the Sunshine Coast, Cooloola, Fraser Island and South East Queensland. It includes common and scientific names, aboriginal use, landscaping uses, those attractive to birds and butterflies, a local weeds ID list and bird list. This latest edition also includes a section on local orchids. The book guides you from the beaches and waterways, through wallum heathlands to the eucalypt and rainforests of the Noosa Biosphere. This is a book for plant enthusiasts, residents and visitors attracted by Noosa’s subtropical environment.