Book ID: 57626
Guide to Flowering Plant Families. 1994.165 illustr. 23 charts. XIV,430p.4to.
Understanding the flowering plants of any region begins with therecognition of families. This volume, created to serve students,professionals, and other plant enthusiasts, covers 130 temperate totropical families common to the United States with detailed illustrations and modern referenced commentaries. Each family discussionincludes a diagnosis and summary of characteristics, distribution data,important economic members, and pollination ecology.