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Roses of Great Britain and Ireland

Field / Identification GuideFlora / Fauna

Series: BSBI Handbooks Volume: 7

By: GG Graham and AL Primavesi

250 pages, Illus,maps

Botanical Society of Britain & Ireland

Paperback | Dec 1993 [2005 reprint] | #29535 | ISBN: 0901158224
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £12.50 $17/€14 approx

About this book

The taxonomy of roses has always been very confused and their identification problematical. This book is the result of considerable research by the two authors, and presents the first complete revision of the British roses for over 60 years. Twelve native and eight introduced species are described and illustrated, and 83 hybrids are described. The illustrations show, in each case, fruiting twigs and details of stems, leaves and hips. The 32 distribution maps cover the native species and selected hybrids. Reprinted in 2005 with corrections.

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