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West Virginia Trees & Wildflowers: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Waterford Pocket Naturalist Guide

By: James R Kavanagh(Author), Raymond Leung(Illustrator)

12 pages, colour illustrations, 1 colour map

Waterford Press

Unbound | Oct 2008 | #237642 | ISBN-13: 9781583554548
Availability: Usually dispatched within 6 days Details
NHBS Price: £5.99 $8/€7 approx

About this book

West Virginia's 48 state parks, forests, wildlife management areas and rail trails are home to an array of thousands of plants, including the gorgeous state flower – the rhododendron. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of trees, shrubs and wildflowers and also includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent botanical sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike.


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Biography

Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.

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