Flora of North America: North of Mexico Volume 23: Magnoliophyta: Commelinidae (in part): Cyperaceae

Hardcover | January 15, 2003

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The first complete treatment of the sedges of North America in more than half a century, this volume tackles the notoriously difficult to identify Cyperaceae with illustrations of all species in the group, emphasizing its great ecological importance. With extensive information on the more than460 species of Carex, this third volume out of five covering the monocots of North America also includes 96 species of Cyperus, 68 species of Rhynchospora, 66 species of Eleocharis, and the monotypic, North American endemic Cymophyllus. The treatments--written and reviewed by experts--all contain identification keys, summaries of habitats and geographic ranges, distribution maps, pertinent synonymies, descriptions, chromosome numbers, and phenological information. Over 100 illustrations and 945 individual species distribution mapsprovide ecologists, applied biologists, and other readers with an authoritative account of the Cyperaceae.

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The first complete treatment of the sedges of North America in more than half a century, this volume tackles the notoriously difficult to identify Cyperaceae with illustrations of all species in the group, emphasizing its great ecological importance. With extensive information on the more than460 species of Carex, this third volume out...

The Editorial Committee of the Flora of North America (FNA) is responsible for the authoritative, multivolume work describing the native plants of North America.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:640 pages, 8.58 × 11.18 × 1.61 inPublished:January 15, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195152077

ISBN - 13:9780195152074

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"This volume is such an important and useful contribution to the study of Cyperology that it is bound to have a permanent place on my desk." -- Clare Archer, Principal Scientist, National Herbarium, Pretoria, South Africa