A Field Guide to Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region: North by Bruce A. Sorrie

By Bruce A. Sorrie

that includes over six hundred wildflowers, flowering shrubs, and vines, this trouble-free box consultant is the 1st to target the infrequent, fragile lands and species of the Sandhills zone of the Carolinas and Georgia. characterised by means of longleaf pine forests, rolling hills, ample blackwater streams, numerous significant rivers, and porous sandy soils, the Sandhills zone stretches from Fayetteville, North Carolina, southwest to Columbus, Georgia, and represents the farthest enhance of the Atlantic Ocean a few 2 million years ago.

Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region is prepared by way of habitat, with colour tabs to facilitate effortless looking of the 9 various normal groups whose crops are defined right here. Bruce A. Sorrie, a botanist with over 30 years of expertise, comprises universal crops, region-specific endemics, and native rarities, each one with its personal species description, and over 540 colour images for simple identity. the sphere guide's establishing part comprises an advent to the Sandhills region's geology, soil varieties, and targeted dating to fireside ecology; an outline of infrequent species and current conservation efforts; a thesaurus and key to flower and leaf buildings; and an inventory of gardens, preserves, and parklands within the Sandhills sector and within sight the place wildflowers will be obvious and preferred. Wildflower fans naturalists alike will locate this accomplished consultant super useful.

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