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Wild Plants of the Burren and the Aran Islands

Flora / Fauna Out of Print
By: Charles Nelson
160 pages, Col photos, maps
Wild Plants of the Burren and the Aran Islands
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  • Wild Plants of the Burren and the Aran Islands ISBN: 9781905172672 Edition: 2 Paperback Apr 2008 Out of Print #173468
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The Burren and the Aran Islands are renowned worldwide for their beautiful wild flowers and plants. Charles Nelson has selected 136, the most widely occurring plus a number of special plants. Each plant is illustrated by a colour photograph. Plants are described using the common English name, followed by Irish and Latin (botanical) names. Flowering periods and each plant's distribution are given.

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Biography

Dr Charles Nelson was senior research botanist and horticultural taxonomist at the National Botanic Gardens, Dublin. He authored/co-authored many books about gardens and plants and presented a series of television programmes for RTE entitled 'A Growing Obssession' (about Irish gardens), and for many years contributed to the radio programme 'Sunday Miscellany.'

Flora / Fauna Out of Print
By: Charles Nelson
160 pages, Col photos, maps
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'A well-organised and extremely satisfactory little naturalist's handbook' Books Ireland 'Attractive illustrated guide' Sherkin Comment 'Modest yet marvellously practical book' Walking World Ireland

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