Wildflowers of Wisconsin and the Great Lakes Region

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-02-13
  • Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Pr
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Describing more than 1,100 species, this is a comprehensive guide to wildflowers in Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Ontario. A new introduction to this second edition discusses wildflowers in the context of their natural communities. Packed with detailed information, this field guide is compact enough to be handy for outdoors lovers of all kinds, from novice naturalists to professional botanists. It includes: bull; more than 1,100 species from 459 genera in 100 families bull; many rare and previously overlooked species bull; 2,100 color photographs and 300 drawings bull; Wisconsin distribution maps for almost all plants bull; brief descriptions including distinguishing characteristics of the species bull; Wisconsin status levels for each species of wildflower (native, invasive, endangered, etc.) bull; derivation of Latin names.

Author Biography

Merel R. Black has been an honorary fellow in botany at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point. She manages the “Plants of Wisconsin” Web site. Emmet J. Judziewicz is associate professor of biology at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point and curator of vascular plants at the Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium.

Table of Contents

Alphabetic Family Listings
Introduction Wisconsin Natural Communities Identification Method Understanding the Plant Descriptions
Pictorial Glossary
Glossary Identification Guides Plant Details: 3-6
United Parts 5
Separate Parts 7 or more Parts Tiny Parts
Appendix Wisconsin county map
Photographer credits
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