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Common Mosses of the Northeast and Appalachians
by Karl B. Mcknight and Joseph R. Rohrer and Kirsten Mcknight Ward and Warren J. Perdrizet


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This is the first book to help general readers recognize 200 common mosses of the Northeast and the Appalachian Mountains. With just this field guide, a hand lens, and a spray bottle--no microscopes necessary--readers will be able to identify and name many of the common species of mosses growing in the region's backyards, parks, forests, wetlands, and mountains.  Read more...


 
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More About Common Mosses of the Northeast and Appalachians by Karl B. Mcknight; Joseph R. Rohrer; Kirsten Mcknight Ward; Warren J. Perdrizet
 
 
 
Overview

This is the first book to help general readers recognize 200 common mosses of the Northeast and the Appalachian Mountains. With just this field guide, a hand lens, and a spray bottle--no microscopes necessary--readers will be able to identify and name many of the common species of mosses growing in the region's backyards, parks, forests, wetlands, and mountains. At the heart of this guide is an innovative, color-tabbed system that helps readers pick out small groups of similar species. Illustrated identification keys, colorful habitat and leaf photos, more than 600 detailed line drawings, and written descriptions help differentiate the species. This accessible book allows all nature enthusiasts to make accurate identifications and gain access to the enchanting world of mosses.

  • 200 species included
  • More than 600 detailed line drawings
  • More than 400 color photographs
  • Innovative color-tabbed system for species identification
  • Illustrated species identification keys
  • Helpful tips for moss collecting

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780691156965
  • ISBN-10: 0691156964
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
  • Publish Date: February 2013
  • Page Count: 391

Series: Princeton Field Guides

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Books > Nature > Plants - General
Books > Nature > Regional
Books > Nature > Reference

 
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