Everything a young botanist might want to know about this uniquely named wildflower is presented in this book. A clearly written text is accompanied by beautiful, close-up photos. The story of how the jack-in-the-pulpit is structured, how it grows and reproduces, and the strategies it employs to survive capitalizes on the natural curiosities of its readers.
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