Poisonous Plants and Animals of Florida and the Caribbean

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Pineapple Press, 1997 - Medical - 315 pages
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-- By identifying dangerous organisms, this book makes life safer for those who encounter the exuberant diversity of nature in the American tropics
-- Part One illustrates and describes each poisonous plant and animal in a nontechnical manner
-- Part Two provides in-depth information of the toxins, symptoms, and treatments presently recorded in the scientific literature, as well as beneficial uses and folklore
-- A must for campers, hikers, bicyclists, kayakers -- anyone who spends time in the Florida outdoors

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Indispensable guide for Florida gardeners, especially because of the color photographs that accompany the information about each plant. Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Nellis has lived in the Virgin Islands for 30 years and has studied many of the plants and animals found in the tropical ecosystems of Florida and the islands of the Caribbean.

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