This lavishly illustrated and accessible reference book provides a comprehensive guide to the world of wild flowers and flora – including trees, shrubs, herbs, cacti, weeds, grasses, aquatic plants and mosses. The World Encyclopedia of Wild Flowers and Flora is arranged according to geographic region, and every entry includes information on flower hue, size and shape, stem, height and spread, leaf size and shape, number of flowers per flower head, as well as details of its environment and the pollinator. This richly illustrated guide to the world's flora provides a comprehensive reference book to be used by the whole family. It is a stunning visual introduction to the most important wild flowers, trees, shrubs, herbs, cacti, grasses, mosses, aquatic plants and weeds. Each encyclopedic entry includes information about flower and leaf size, shape, hue and height, number of blooms per stem and the locality where it can be found, and it is beautifully illustrated with more than 1700 botanical artworks, identification photographs and maps.