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Ferns : Clubmosses, Quillworts and Horsetails of Britain and Ireland

Ferns : Clubmosses, Quillworts and Horsetails of Britain and Ireland


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Author: Merryweather, James

United Kingdom, Great Britain

Published on 14 July 2020 by PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS in the United States as part of 'the WILDGuides of Britain & Europe' series.

Paperback | 288 pages, 70 Maps
158 x 214 x 24 | 726g

The only comprehensive photographic guide to the ferns, clubmosses, quillworts and horsetails of BritainThis is a comprehensive, lavishly illustrated and user-friendly photographic identification guide to the fifty-seven ferns and seventeen other pteridophytes that occur in Britain. It is the perfect companion for botanists, naturalists, professional ecologists and anyone else with an interest in this fascinating group of non-flowering vascular plants. Designed to appeal to beginners and experts alike, this authoritative book includes novel identification keys and comparison tables that have been carefully devised to present only essential, easily understood technical terms and descriptions, avoiding jargon as much as possible. Cross-referenced throughout to facilitate the comparison of similar species, this definitive field guide is the go-to source for identifying these species with confidence.

Features hundreds of stunning colour photographsComprehensive coverage of Britain's 57 species of ferns, 6 clubmosses, 3 quillworts and 8 horsetailsIncludes novel, easy-to-use, jargon-free identification keys and comparison tablesBeautifully designed, user-friendly and accessible


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ISBN: 9780691180397

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