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Wildflowers of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

Field / Identification Guide

By: David Chapman

104 pages, colour photos

Alison Hodge

Paperback | Apr 2008 | #173424 | ISBN-13: 9780906720646
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About this book

This handy photo identification guide describes over 300 species, with 240 colour photographs, and a brief list of sites to visit. Each species account includes information on size and flowering times, as well as detailed descriptions.

'packed with fantastic images and clear information ... compact enough to carry around on a day out ...'David has an ultra-keen eye and a real passion for his subject.' (Western Morning News, 26.04.08)'David wisely refrains from overwhelming us with too much technical information. Instead he provides us with all we need to know as starters. ... colour photographs alone are superb: fully indexed with all manner of extra information' (The Cornishman, 01.05.08)'Here at last is a small book which is simple to use ...'...will stimulate interest, and do much to promote the pleasure of studying wildflowers more closely' (Cornish World, 58, June/July 2008)'informative and ... crammed with brilliant photographs. ... convenient for a large pocket, ... with just the right amount of information ...' ... the photographs look superb. ... This useful little volume also includes a glossary and a list of top spots for finding these flowers.' (Vitality Matters, June 2008)Pocket Cornwall books were shortlisted in the British Book Design and Production Awards 2008 in the Brand/Series identity.


About this Book
The Species
Alien Species
Some Top Spots for Wildflowers
Index of Wildflowers
Organizations and Groups

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David Chapman is a trustee of the Cornwall Wildlife Trust, and is passionate about the protection of our wild places. He is a professional photographer and writer, and author of Wild about Cornwall and Penwith Moods (Alison Hodge, 2007). His work is featured regularly in BBC Wildlife Magazine, Gardens Monthly, Natural World, Bird Watching, Birds Illustrated, Cornwall Today, Cornwall Life, Devon Life, Somerset Life, MMM, The Caravan Club Magazine and Smallholder. His photographs are stocked by a number of photographic libraries. David has twice won double awards from the Outdoor Writers Guild for Photography and Excellence in Writing, and his photographs regularly win competitions at both local and national levels.

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