Originally published as Flora Arctica URSS, Volumes 1 and 2. Covers: Polypodiceae (True Ferns); Ophioglossaceae (Adder's Tongue family); Equistetaceae (Horsetails); Lycopodiaceae (Club-Moss); Selaginallaceae (Selaginella family); Pinaceae (Pine family); Cupressaceae (Cypress family); Sparganiaceae (Bur-Reed family); Potamogetonaceae (Pondweed family); Juncaginaceae (Arrow-Grass family); Alsimataceae (Water-Plantain family); Butomaceae (Flowering Rush family); Gramineae (Grasses).
Part One: Polypodiaceae -- True Ferns; part Two: Ophioglossaceae -- Adder's Tongue Family; Part Three: Equisetaceae: Horsetails; Part Four: Lycopodiaceae -- Club-Mosses; Part Five: Selaginellaceae -- Selaginella Family; Part Six: Pinaceae -- Pine Family; Part Seven: Cupressaceae -- Cypress Family; Part Eight: Sparganiaceae -- Bur-Reed Family; Part Nine: Potamogetonaceae -- Pondweed Family; Part Ten: Juncaginaceae -- Arrow-Grass Family; Part Eleven: Alismataceae -- Water-Plantain Family; Part Twelve: Butomcaeae -- Flowering Rush Family; Part Thirteen: Gramineae -- Grasses.
The Flora contains a wealth of information of interest to western botanists but this has remained largely untapped on account of language difficulties. It was, therefore, a bold and imaginative initiative on the part of The University of Alberta Press to publish in an English edition in six volumes under the editorship of Professor J. G. Packer. G. Halliday, Book Reviews