9780815628033

Wildflowers of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont

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  • ISBN13:

    9780815628033

  • ISBN10:

    081562803X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-02-01
  • Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr
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Summary

Wildflowers of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont is a field guide that will give nature enthusiasts instant access to the diverse and beautiful flora of these New England states. Containing over 350 photographs and concise descriptions, it is written in easy-to-follow nontechnical language. Color illustrations have been carefully selected for their scientific accuracy as well as their aesthetic quality.

Author Biography

Alan E. Bessette is professor of biology at Utica College of Syracuse University Arleen Rainis Bessette is a psychologist, a mycologist, and botanical photographer William K. Chapman, a biology teacher and member of the adjunct faculty at Utica College of Syracuse University Valerie Conley Chapman's photographs have been published in Birds of the Adirondacks and Mammals of the Adirondacks

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xiii
How to Use This Guide xv
PART ONE / WHITE FLOWERS 1(54)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 3 Petals or Petal-like Parts
2(1)
Leaves Basal, Simple
2(1)
Leaves Whorled, Simple
2(1)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 4 Petals or Petal-like Parts
2(6)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
2(4)
Leaves Alternate, Compound or Deeply Divided
6(1)
Leaves Opposite or Whorled, Simple
6(2)
Leaves Opposite, Compound
8(1)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 5 Petals or Petal-like Parts
8(18)
Leaves Basal, Simple
8(2)
Leaves Basal, Compound
10(2)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
12(6)
Leaves Alternate, Compound or Deeply Divided
18(4)
Leaves Opposite or Whorled, Simple
22(4)
Leaves Opposite or Whorled, Compound or Deeply Divided
26(1)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 6 Petals or Petal-like Parts
26(4)
Leaves Basal, Simple
26(2)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
28(2)
Leaves Opposite, Deeply Lobed
30(1)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 7 or More Petals or Petal-like Parts
30(4)
Aquatic, Leaves Floating
30(1)
Leaves Basal, Simple
30(1)
Leaves Basal, Lobed or Deeply Divided
30(2)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
32(1)
Leaves Alternate, Deeply Divided or Lobed
32(2)
Leaves Whorled, Simple
34(1)
Leaves Whorled and Basal, Compound
34(1)
Flowers Not Radially Symmetrical; Minute, Filamentous, Tubular or Appearing So with No Petal-like Lobes, or with No Obvious Petal-like Parts
34(21)
Leaves Lacking
34(1)
Leaves Basal, Simple
34(4)
Leaves Basal, Compound or Deeply Lobed
38(2)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
40(6)
Leaves Alternate, Compound or Deeply Divided
46(2)
Leaves Opposite or Whorled, Simple
48(7)
PART TWO / PINK TO RED FLOWERS, INCLUDING REDDISH PURPLE 55(28)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 3 Petals or Petal-like Parts
56(1)
Leaves Whorled, Simple
56(1)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 4 Petals or Petal-like Parts
56(2)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
56(2)
Flowers Symmetrical with 5 Petals or Petal-like Parts
58(8)
Leaves Basal, Simple
58(1)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
58(2)
Leaves Alternate, Compound or Deeply Divided
60(2)
Leaves Opposite or Whorled, Simple
62(4)
Leaves Opposite, Deeply Divided
66(1)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 6 Petal or Petal-like Parts
66(2)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
66(1)
Leaves Opposite or Whorled, Simple
66(2)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 7 or More Petals or Petal-like Parts
68(2)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
68(1)
Leaves Opposite, Deeply Divided
68(2)
Flowers Not Radially Symmetrical: Minute, Filamentous, Tubular with No Petal-like Lobes, or with No Obvious Petal-like Parts
70(13)
Leaves Absent or Typically Lacking at Flowering
70(1)
Leaves Basal, Simple
70(2)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
72(2)
Leaves Alternate, Compound or Deeply Divided
74(4)
Leaves Opposite or Whorled, Simple
78(5)
PART THREE / YELLOW TO ORANGE FLOWERS 83(32)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 3 Petals or Petal-like Parts
84(1)
Leaves Basal, Simple
84(1)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 4 Petals or Petal-like Parts
84(2)
Leaves Basal, Compound
84(1)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
84(2)
Leaves Alternate, Compound or Deeply Divided
86(1)
Leaves Opposite or Whorled, Simple
86(1)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 5 Petals or Petal-like Parts
86(10)
Leaves Basal, Simple
86(1)
Leaves Basal, Compound
86(2)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
88(2)
Leaves Alternate, Compound or Deeply Divided
90(4)
Leaves Opposite or Whorled, Simple
94(2)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 6 Petals or Petal-like Parts
96(4)
Aquatic, Leaves Floating or Just Above Water
96(1)
Leaves Basal, Simple
96(1)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
96(2)
Leaves Opposite or Whorled, Simple
98(2)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 7 or More Petals or Petal-like Parts
100(6)
Leaves Basal, Simple
100(1)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
100(2)
Leaves Alternate, Compound or Deeply Lobed or Divided
102(2)
Leaves Alternate or Opposite, Often Both on the Same Plant
104(1)
Leaves Opposite, Simple
104(2)
Flowers Not Radially Symmetrical; Flowers Minute, Filamentous, Tubular with No Petal-like Lobes, or with No Obvious Petal-like Parts
106(9)
Lacking Typical Leaves
106(1)
Aquatic
106(1)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
106(4)
Leaves Alternate, Compound or Deeply Divided
110(2)
Leaves Opposite, Simple
112(3)
PART FOUR / GREEN FLOWERS 115(12)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 5 Petals or Petal-like Parts
116(1)
Leaves Alternate, Compound
116(1)
Leaves Whorled, Compound
116(1)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 6 Petals or Petal-like Parts
116(2)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
116(2)
Flowers Not Radially Symmetrical; Flowers Minute, Filamentous, Tubular with No Petal-like Lobes, or with No Obvious Petal-like Parts
118(9)
Leaves Basal, Simple
118(1)
Leaves Basal, Compound or Deeply Divided
118(2)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
120(2)
Leaves Alternate, Compound or Deeply Divided
122(1)
Leaves Alternate and Opposite on the Same Plant, Deeply Divided
122(1)
Leaves Opposite or Whorled, Simple
122(2)
Leaves Opposite or Whorled, Compound
124(3)
PART FIVE / BLUE TO VIOILET FLOWERS, INCLUDING BLUISH PURPLE 127(14)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 3 Petals or Petal-like Parts
128(1)
Leaves Basal, Simple
128(1)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 4 Petals or Petal-like Parts
128(1)
Leaves Opposite, Simple
128(1)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 5 Petals or Petal-like Parts
128(4)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
128(2)
Leaves Alternate, Deeply Lobed
130(1)
Leaves Opposite, Simple
130(2)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 6 Petals or Petal-like Parts
132(1)
Leaves Basal, Simple
132(1)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 7 or More Petals or Petal-like Parts
132(1)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
132(1)
Flowers Not Radially Symmetrical; Flowers Minute, Filamentous, Tubular with No Petal-like Lobes, or with No Obvious Petal-like Parts
132(9)
Leaves Basal, Simple
132(2)
Leaves Alternate, Simple
134(2)
Leaves Alternate, Compound
136(1)
Leaves Opposite, Simple
136(5)
PART SIX / DARK PURPLE TO BROWN FLOWERS 141(7)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 3-4 Petals or Petal-like Parts
142(1)
Typical Leaves Lacking, Parasitic on Black Spruce
142(1)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 3 Petals or Petal-like Parts
142(1)
Leaves Basal, Simple
142(1)
Flowers Symmetrical, with 6 Petals or Petal-like Parts
142(1)
Leaves Opposite, Compound
142(1)
Flowers Not Radially Symmetrical; Flowers Minute, or with No Obvious Petal-like Parts
142(6)
Typical Leaves Lacking
142(2)
Leaves Basal, Simple
144(1)
Leaves Alternate, Compound
144(4)
Visual Glossary 148(3)
Glossary of Terms 151(2)
Index of Common Names 153(10)
Index of Genera and Species 163

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