Newcomb's Wildflower Guide by Lawrence NewcombNewcomb's Wildflower Guide by Lawrence Newcomb

Newcomb's Wildflower Guide

byLawrence Newcomb

Paperback | April 13, 1989

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An ingenious key system for quick, positive field identification of wildflowers, flowering shrubs and vines in Northeastern and North-central North America.
Amateur and expert alike can quickly and accurately identify almost any wildflower using Lawrence Newcomb's system, which is based on natural structural features that are easily visible even to the untrained eye. Every time you see an unknown plant, ask yourself the same five questions (related to the type of plant and the structure of its petals and leaves), and you will be directed to the page on which the plant can be found. Beautiful illustrations make confirmation easy.
Title:Newcomb's Wildflower GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:490 pages, 7.75 × 4.75 × 0.88 inPublished:April 13, 1989Publisher:Little, Brown And Company

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316604429

ISBN - 13:9780316604420

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reccomended reading College teacher recommended this book to our class this year, definitely worth buying. No coloured pictures but tonnes of illustrations in black and white to help identify key parts of plants. Nice and small to fit in a pocket or small purse.
Date published: 2017-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from TextBook This book was actually on my textbook list! I love it, it has a key to help identify the flowers and the pictures are great for helping to ID the flowers as well.
Date published: 2017-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this guide! I am someone who has dedicated a lot of time to studying plants. This book is always in my bag during the spring and summer months. I love it. The process of finding what plant it is according to its' features has been so helpful in my learning.
Date published: 2017-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Newcomb's Wildflower Guide It's my Number One. I wouldn't be without it.
Date published: 1999-06-01

Editorial Reviews

"Will be most useful for the identification of wild plants by amateurs and plant lovers. It is certainly an innovative guide for field trips...-S. Dillon Ripley, Smithsonian Institution