Wildflowers of Arkansas
This is the most complete wild-flower book for Arkansas and also has great interest for surrounding states. Six-hundred species are described, accompanied by hundreds of color photographs. Text for each species appears next to its photograph for easy identification. The eight plant families represented are described as well as the structure of flowers and plants and the physiographic regions of Arkansas. The book also includes a glossary of scientific terms and an index for all species.
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April-June August-October basal leaves bisexual bloom blue bracts capsule carpels color Crowley's Ridge cultivated Delta Region disk flowers family occur feet 60 cm feet l meter feet l.5 flower heads flower stalks Flowers usually foot 30 cm fruit genus glades Grand Prairie Gulf Coastal Plain hairy idle land inch 2.5 cm inch l3 inch l3 mm inches 5 cm inflorescence June-September l.5 meters lanceolate lavender leaf lobes Mainly May-August May-July Moist Mountain Region counties Native of Europe Nearly statewide northern counties numerous occur in Arkansas open areas open woods Ouachita Mountain Region ovary Ozark and Ouachita Ozark Region counties petals petioles pinelands pink pistil plants grow Polk County purple purplish racemes ray flowers reddish regular in symmetry roadsides rocky rounded sandy soils scattered seeds sepals sessile showy slender slopes southwestern counties stamens stems tall toothed umbels united carpels violet white flowers whorls wide wildflowers woodlands yellow flowers