Download wildflowers of tennessee the ohio valley and the southern appalachians in pdf or read wildflowers of tennessee the ohio valley and the southern appalachians in pdf online books in PDF, EPUB and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get wildflowers of tennessee the ohio valley and the southern appalachians in pdf book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.



Wildflowers And Plant Communities Of The Southern Appalachian Mountains And Piedmont

Author: Timothy P. Spira
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807877654
Size: 31.35 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 5372
Download and Read
This richly illustrated field guide serves as an introduction to the wildflowers and plant communities of the southern Appalachians and the rolling hills of the adjoining piedmont. Rather than organizing plants, including trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants, by flower color or family characteristics, as is done in most guidebooks, botanist Tim Spira takes a holistic, ecological approach that enables the reader to identify and learn about plants in their natural communities. This approach, says Spira, better reflects the natural world, as plants, like other organisms, don't live in isolation; they coexist and interact in myriad ways. Full-color photo keys allow the reader to rapidly preview plants found within each of the 21 major plant communities described, and the illustrated species description for each of the 340 featured plants includes fascinating information about the ecology and natural history of each plant in its larger environment. With this new format, readers can see how the mountain and piedmont landscapes form a mosaic of plant communities that harbor particular groups of plants. The volume also includes a glossary, illustrations of plant structures, and descriptions of sites to visit. Whether you're a beginning naturalist or an expert botanist, this guidebook is a useful companion on field excursions and wildflower walks, as well as a valuable reference. Southern Gateways Guide is a registered trademark of the University of North Carolina Press

Plant Life Of Kentucky

Author: Ronald Jones
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813171946
Size: 57.16 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 832
Download and Read
Plant Life of Kentucky is the first comprehensive guide to all the ferns, flowering herbs, and woody plants of the state. This long-awaited work provides identification keys for Kentucky’s 2,600 native and naturalized vascular plants, with notes on wildlife/human uses, poisonous plants, and medicinal herbs. The common name, flowering period, habitat, distribution, rarity, and wetland status are given for each species, and about 80 percent are illustrated with line drawings. The inclusion of 250 additional species from outside the state (these species are “to be expected” in Kentucky) broadens the regional coverage, and most plants occurring from northern Alabama to southern Ohio to the Mississippi River (an area of wide similarity in flora) are examined, including nearly all the plants of western and central Tennessee. The author also describes prehistoric and historical changes in the flora, natural regions and plant communities, significant botanists, current threats to plant life, and a plan for future studies. Plant Life of Kentucky is intended as a research tool for professionals in biology and related fields, and as a resource for students, amateur naturalists, and others interested in understanding and preserving our rich botanical heritage.

Native Orchids Of The Southern Appalachian Mountains

Author: Stanley L. Bentley
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469620359
Size: 33.25 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 7654
Download and Read
This authoritative guide showcases the unmatched beauty and diversity of the native orchids of the southern Appalachian mountains. Based on Stanley Bentley's many years of nature study, it covers the 52 species--including one discovered by Bentley and named after him--found in a region encompassing western Virginia and North Carolina and eastern West Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee. The entry for each orchid provides the plant's scientific and common names, a description of the flower (including color, shape, and size), and information on the time of flowering, range, and typical habitat, all in the context of the southern mountains. A range map accompanies each description, and Bentley's own superb photographs are an additional aid to identification. Using straightforward language yet incorporating the most up-to-date scientific information and nomenclature, the book will be welcomed by amateur naturalists or professional botanists looking for species in the field and by those who simply enjoy photographs of beautiful wildflowers.

The Southern Appalachians

Author: Susan L. Yarnell
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788141163
Size: 68.13 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 1420
Download and Read
Describes the natural and geological processes that have changed the Southern Appalachian landscape over millions of years. Chapters: Paleo-Indian Period; Archaic Period; Woodland and Mississippian Periods; early history; European settlement; early 19th cent.; Civil War and its aftermath; late 19th cent.; early 20th cent. conservation in the Southern Appalachians; Great Depression and New Deal; WWII and the 1950s; and recent decades. Appendix of plant and animal names. Parks and wilderness areas have provided refuge for native plants and animals, whereas in national forests managers have sought to regulate resource extraction.

Travels Of William Bartram

Author: William Bartram
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486138666
Size: 59.15 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 4994
Download and Read
First inexpensive, illustrated edition of early classic on American geography, plants, Indians, wildlife, early settlers. Influenced Coleridge, Wordsworth, and Chateaubriand. "A book of extraordinary beauty." — The New York Times. 13 illustrations.

Butterflies Of Tennessee

Author: Rita Venable
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780989519809
Size: 78.50 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 390
Download and Read
Easy to use handbook with full-color photos of eggs, caterpillars, chrysalises, and adult butterflies of Tennessee. Includes range maps, flight periods, fun facts, and garden tips for each species.

Field Guide To The Rare Plants Of Georgia

Author: Linda G. Chafin
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 9780977962105
Size: 50.42 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 7696
Download and Read
Abundantly illustrated with more than 400 color photographs and 200 detailed drawings, this comprehensive guide to the state's rare and endangered plants provides photographs and botanical illustrations in a single volume formatted for field use. More than 200 species are covered, including two dozen that are federally listed and 170-plus that are listed as Threatened, Endangered, Rare, or of Special Concern by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. The guide is designed for easy, nontechnical identification of species in the field. Color photographs show the plants in their natural surroundings, and drawings emphasize the most distinctive parts of the plants. Packed with information about the plants as well as their habitats and management, the guide facilitates the quick recognition of rare species, encourages awareness of their distribution and ecological significance, and provides guidelines for ensuring their survival. Additional features include directions for using the guide, a map of Georgia's counties, descriptions of the natural communities of Georgia, references for further reading, a glossary of frequently used terms, and indexes of scientific and common plant names. The guide also includes a chapter by Jennifer Ceska and University of Georgia horticulture professor James Affolter, founding members of the Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance, on horticultural requirements of rare species and the role of GPCA in their protection. This is a valuable resource for students, wildflower enthusiasts, botanists, land managers, and environmental decision makers. Each species account includes: one or more full-color photographs Georgia distribution map line drawing emphasizing such key field identification characters as leaf, stem, flower, and fruit scientific and common names legal and wetland status brief nontechnical description emphasizing key field identification characters flowering, fruiting, or sporulation period description of species habitat information on best survey season range-wide distribution Georgia conservation status management guidelines information on similar species and related rare species list of references