Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast (A Timber Press Field Guide) (Paperback)
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Ideal for hikers, foragers, and plant lovers, the Timber Press Field Guides are the perfect tools for loving where you live.
Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast is a comprehensive field guide for anyone wishing to learn about the amazingly diverse wildflowers of the region. Organized by flower color and shape, and including a range map for each flower described, the guide is as user-friendly as it is informative. This must-have book is perfect for hikers, naturalists, and native plant enthusiasts.
- Covers Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington DC, and West Virginia
- Describes and illustrates more than 1,200 commonly encountered species
- Includes perennials and annuals, both native and naturalized non-native
- 1,337 superb color photographs and 1,218 range maps
- User-friendly organization by flower color and shape
About the Author
Laura Cotterman has worked as both a professional botanist and an editor. She received an MS in plant ecology from NC State University and a BS in biology from Vassar College. She began her career as a seasonal botanist/ecologist for the North Carolina Plant Conservation Program and then a botanist/data manager for the North Carolina Natural Heritage Program. She was publications and publicity coordinator for the North Carolina Botanical Garden from 2003 to 2014.
Damon Waitt has broad responsibility for overall leadership and management of the North Carolina Botanical Garden and for ensuring that the garden fulfills its mission to inspire understanding, appreciation, and conservation of plants and to advance a sustainable relationship between people and nature. Waitt holds a PhD in botany from the University of Texas in Austin, an MS in botany from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, and a BS in biology from Tulane University.
Alan Weakley is a plant taxonomist, community ecologist, and conservationist specializing in the southeastern United States. He holds a PhD from Duke University and a BA from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He has worked as botanist and ecologist for the North Carolina Natural Heritage Program, and as regional and chief ecologist for The Nature Conservancy and NatureServe. Since 2002, he has served as director of the University of North Carolina Herbarium, a department of the North Carolina Botanical Garden.