This book is a unique and stunning guide to the beautiful wildflowers of Western Australia. Lavishly photographed in full color throughout, it features photographs and brief descriptions of 755 species found in the popular southern region. Each species is cross-referenced to simple maps for quick and easy reference to localities. This third edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. The introduction by Alex George gives a descriptive overview of the main vegetation regions of the State.
Compiled by distinguished professionals in the field of botany, in conjunction with Monash University, "Wildflowers of Southern Western Australia" is an excellent addition to the reference library of professional and amateur wildflower enthusiasts alike. The book is intended for all those who enjoy the unique, diverse flora of W.A. The majority of species illustrated were found on roadsides, many in National Parks and reserves, accessible by conventional vehicle. Wherever possible technical botanical terms have been avoided except where precision or brevity necessitate their use; a glossary is provided to cover these terms.
Preface; Maps; Selected References; Introduction; The Wildflowers; Glossary; Index.