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Wild Orchids Across North America: A Botanical Travelogue

Biography / MemoirOut of Print

By: Phillip E Keenan

321 pages, 170 col photos

Timber Press

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #153607 | ISBN: 0881927201
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #86597 | ISBN: 0881924520
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About this book

A delightfully chatty account of the author's field trips in Canada and the United States, Keenan documents most of the 145 American orchid species in stunning colour photographs.

From the publisher's announcement:

Appealing to conservationists, travelers, orchid lovers, and naturalists alike, the author takes his readers on an incredible journey to pursue the 145 temperate American orchid species in their native habitats. This chatty account of his field trips in Canada and the U.S. is intended both to document many of our native species and to inspire others to respectfully explore the wealth of orchids. Includes 170 superb color photographs.

This is a fascinating book, both as a study of wild orchids and as a study of enthusiasm itself. - The New York Times Book Review"

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Philip Keenan (1908-2001) was an avid naturalist, contributor to various orchid journals, and a founding member of the North American Native Orchid Alliance.

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