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A field guide to ferns and their related families : northeastern and central North America  Cover Image Book Book

A field guide to ferns and their related families : northeastern and central North America / Boughton Cobb and Elizabeth Farnsworth and Cheryl Lowe for the New England Wild Flower Society ; illustrations by Laura Louise Foster and Elizabeth Farnsworth.

Cobb, Boughton. (Author). Farnsworth, Elizabeth, 1962- (Added Author). Lowe, Cheryl. (Added Author).


Presents a comprehensive field guide to the ferns of northeastern and central North America, and contains color photographs and full-page line drawings.

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  • ISBN: 0618394060
  • ISBN: 9780618394067
  • Physical Description: xiv, 417 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 19 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2005.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute".
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 398-402) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part One. Life cycle of a fern -- The place of ferns and fern relatives in the plant kingdom -- Fern habitats and conservation -- Morphology of a fern -- How to use this field guide -- Key to genera of Northeastern and Central North American ferns and related species -- Part Two. True ferns -- Part Three. Fern relatives -- Part Four. Ferns in cultivation and culture.
Subject: Ferns > United States > Identification.
Ferns > Canada > Identification.
Ferns > United States > Pictorial works.
Ferns > Canada > Pictorial works.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library QK 525 .C633 2005 30775305470057 General Collection Available -

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