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A quick and easy guide to than one hundred roadside plants and flowers.Ideal for motorists, hikers, and bikers throughout the upper Midwest The color photographs help both novice and expert in identifying plants quickly, while Marian Edsall s notes provide detailed descriptions of each plant For the backpack, or saddlebag, this is ideal travel companion.This guide is very practically arranged, with color coded tabs to direct readers to the plants and flowers, which are grouped by their dominant color....

Title : Roadside Plants and Flowers: A Traveler's Guide to the Midwest and Great Lakes Area (A North Coast Book)
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ISBN : 0299097048
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : University of Wisconsin Press First Edition edition March 15, 1985
Number of Pages : 158 pages
File Size : 568 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Roadside Plants and Flowers: A Traveler's Guide to the Midwest and Great Lakes Area (A North Coast Book) Reviews

  • vmt
    2019-02-01 04:51

    Simple easy to use plant book ever for anyone who has said "what's the flower we just saw?!" Shows far away (roadside) to up close, on same page. Beautifully written, super easy to find your plants.. Great for children to adults to find just what that plant is. i am a professional horticulturist and just got a replacement book as mine finally met it's match with a little bit too much water 😇💦 i have shared this book with friends, neighbors and children who are just plan curious!

  • Laura Bethany Thomas
    2019-01-20 04:53

    great for identifing stuff you see every summer but can't find in other books

  • Rosie Dee
    2019-02-09 12:42

    Helps to identify the beautiful roadside plants as I travel through the countryside.

  • Hollyhock
    2019-01-31 08:58

    What a great book! Succinct information about Midwestern wildflowers, along with clear photos. Mrs. Edsall has a most engaging and witty style-who would think a nature book could be so funny? (I especially enjoyed her section on Jack-in-the Pulpits.) It's a sturdy book, too, with a strong binding. I plan to take it with me on future hikes.

  • Sandra Allen
    2019-02-12 04:50

    For both the novice and the expert, this is a great book to have while traveling, walking in the woods or biking. Even in the classroom studying the native plants, this easy to read reference will add to the education of students. Referenced by color of flower, there are over 100's of photos of plants in their native habitate along with pictures of their leaves. There is more than just a botanical description. Whimsy folklore about the plants will enhance the readers enjoyment. Ever wonder why the forget-me-not got its name and why the Thistle is the national Scottish symbol? For a quick reference and review of native flowers you will be glad you got ROADSIDE PLANTS AND FLOWERS.

  • Evelyn Scott
    2019-02-13 12:08

    good photographs and information for fast identification of the familiar plants we see so often---and others not so familiar. The author includes interesting information about the specimens making it more interesting than the usual botanical guides. Very useful to an out-of-state traveler

  • John W. Kuech
    2019-01-18 05:42

    Great service. Great book

  • La Brah
    2019-02-17 11:53

    This was a disappointment, especially when the Title promises so much more. Standard Audubon's still provide the best. We wished more unfortunately received much the less