A Field Guide to Wildflowers: Northeastern and North-central North America

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1996 - Nature - 420 pages
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Find what you're looking for with Peterson Field Guides—their field-tested visual identification system is designed to help you differentiate thousands of unique species accurately every time.   Grouped by color and by plant characteristics, 1,293 species in 84 families are described and illustrated. Included here are all the flowers you're most likely to encounter in the eastern and north-central U.S., westward to the Dakotas and southward to North Carolina and Arkansas, as well as the adjacent parts of Canada.

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Review: A Field Guide to Wildflowers: Northeastern and North-central North America (Peterson Field Guides #14)

User Review  - Kokkonuts - Goodreads

I loved carrying this book with me everywhere I went this summer. I would pick plants, try to figure out which one was what then dry them in between the proper pages for fun. It was nice to flip ... Read full review

Great Book for Walks in the Woods

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I use this for trips to the wilderness. It's perfect. ... Read full review


White or Whitish Flowers
Yellow Flowers
Orange Flowers
Pink to Red Flowers
Violet to Blue Flowers
Green and Brown Flowers

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About the author (1996)

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

McKenny was a well known author, lecturer, and nature photographer.

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