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Great Smoky Mountains Trees & Wildflowers: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Plants (Hardcover)

Great Smoky Mountains Trees & Wildflowers: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Plants By James Kavanagh, Waterford Press, Leung Raymond (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The Great Smoky Mountains, which is part of an International Biosphere Reserve and contains nearly 200,000 acres of old growth forest. The extraordinary mosaic of life zones, including the world's finest example of a temperate deciduous forest, supports an estimated 5,600 species of trees, shrubs, and herbs including more than 1,600 species of flowering plants. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of trees, shrubs and wildflowers. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.

About the Author

Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781583554210
ISBN-10: 1583554211
Publisher: Waterford Press
Publication Date: April 9th, 2018
Pages: 12
Language: English
Series: Pocket Naturalist Guide