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Wild Flowers (Collins Gem)

Wild Flowers (Collins Gem)

Author: Martin Walters
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007448538
Pages: 256
Year: 2012-04-12
The ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material.
Collins Flower Guide

Collins Flower Guide

Author: David Streeter
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007183887
Pages: 608
Year: 2010-01-07
Featuring all flowering plants, including trees, grasses, and ferns, this brand-new field guide to the flowers of Britain and northern Europe is the most complete illustrated, single-volume guide ever published. Leading botanical artists have been specially commissioned to ensure accurate, detailed illustrations. Species are described and illustrated on the same page, with up-to-date authoritative text aiding identification. Plants are arranged by family, with their key features highlighted for quick and easy reference. The text offers a complete account of more than 1,900 wild flowers of Britain and Ireland, along with a summary of their European distribution. Collins Flower Guide is an indispensable guide for all those with an interest in the countryside, whether amateur or expert.
Collins Gem Wild Flowers

Collins Gem Wild Flowers

Author: Martin Walters, David Hosking, Jean Hosking
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0004722671
Pages: 256
Year: 1998-12
The aim of this text is to enable anyone who is in the countryside to identify hundreds of flower species.
Scottish Wild Flowers

Scottish Wild Flowers

Author: Michael Scott
Publisher: Birlinn
ISBN: 1841589535
Pages: 256
Year: 2011
"In association with Plantlife Scotland."
Mushrooms (Collins Gem)

Mushrooms (Collins Gem)

Author: Patrick Harding
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007448562
Pages: 256
Year: 2012-04-12
The ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material.
Trees (Collins Gem)

Trees (Collins Gem)

Author: Alastair Fitter
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007441908
Pages: 240
Year: 2012-04-12
The ideal portable companion, the world-renowned Collins Gem series returns with a fresh new look and updated material.
The Natural History of Pollination (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 83)

The Natural History of Pollination (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 83)

Author: Michael Proctor, Peter Yeo, Andrew Lack
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007383118
Pages: 480
Year: 2012-11-29
This is a brand new, fully updated edition of the natural history classic first published in the New Naturalist series in 1973 as The Pollination of Flowers. This edition is exclusive to newnaturalists.com
A Little Guide to Wild Flowers

A Little Guide to Wild Flowers

Author: Charlotte Voake
Publisher: Doubleday Children's
ISBN: 1903919118
Pages: 62
Year: 2007
Arranged in colour for speedy identification, with extra anecdotes from winsome characters in Charlotte Voake's inimitable style; this child-friendly guide also includes keynotes on plant parts and the seasons, along with a tick-box index for keen spotters. The Eden Project brings plants and people together. It is dedicated to developing a greater understanding of our shared global garden; encouraging us to respect plants - and protect them.
Food for Free

Food for Free

Author: Richard Mabey
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007438486
Pages: 512
Year: 2012-06-04
The classic foraging guide to over 200 types of food that can be gathered and picked in the wild, Food for Free returns in its 40th year as a sumptuous, beautifully illustrated and fully updated anniversary edition.
Collins Scottish Wild Flowers

Collins Scottish Wild Flowers

Author: Michael Scott
Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited
ISBN: 0007270690
Pages: 256
Year: 2008-03-01
An ideal pocket guide to more than 350 plant species found throughout Scotland.Packed full of information, Collins Scottish Wild Flowers is the ideal guide for both visitors and residents of Scotland who wish to learn about the fascinating wealth of wild flowers that can be found there. Each species is illustrated in full colour with a comprehensive description, plus the plant's English, Latin, and Gaelic names. For ease of use, the plants are grouped together by the type of habitat in which they can be found, including Highlands, Lowlands, and Coasts. Habitats are arranged from those most influenced by humans, progressively towards wilder and more remote areas. The book includes a section with up-to-date details about places of interest and the best sites for finding some of the most attractive and special species of wild flowers in Scotland.
Britain's Wild Flowers

Britain's Wild Flowers

Author: Rosamond Richardson
Publisher: Pavilion Books
ISBN: 1911358340
Pages: 280
Year: 2017-04-13
A fascinating look at the myths, folklore and botany behind over 70 British wildflowers. From hedgerows to meadows, wildflowers can be found throughout our green and pleasant land. In this book, journalist and garden writer Rosamond Richardson traces the history and myths behind each flower to discover the fascinating ways in which the plants were used. Discover which flower used as a medieval lie-detector to test the innocence of suspected criminals, or stuffed in the shoes of Roman centurions to prevent damage to their feet as they marched. From periwinkles, beloved of Chaucer, and the oxlips and ‘nodding violet’ growing in the forest of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the book celebrates the important role wildflowers have played in literature, as well as their uses in food and medicine, and the history, myths and tales behind each species. The nineteenth-century poet John Clare wrote, ‘I love wildflowers (none are weeds with me)'. This book is a celebration of the bountiful history behind Britain’s beloved wildflowers and is perfect for anyone with an interest in gardening, history or the natural world.
Wild flowers of Britain and Northern Europe

Wild flowers of Britain and Northern Europe

Author: Richard Sidney Richmond Fitter, Richard Fitter, Alastair Fitter, Marjorie Blamey
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN:
Pages: 384
Year: 1996-04-01
A comprehensive guide to wild trees, shrubs and flowering plants covering the whole of Britain and Ireland, plus Europe from the Arctic to the Alps. nearly 2000 species are described, and 1450 are illustrated in colour.
Scottish Wild Flowers

Scottish Wild Flowers

Author: Michael Scott
Publisher: Birlinn
ISBN: 1841589543
Pages: 192
Year: 2012-04-02
Scottish Wild Flowers - Pocket Edition, is an ideal pocket-size guide to over 350 plant species found throughout Scotland. Packed full of information, is a convenient guide for both visitors and residents of Scotland who wish to learn about the fascinating wealth of wild flowers that can be found there.
Collins Tree Guide

Collins Tree Guide

Author: Owen Johnson, David More
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007207719
Pages: 464
Year: 2006
This illustrated field guide, by David More and Owen Johnson, covers the trees of Britian and non-Mediterranean Europe.
Spotter's Guide to Wild Flowers

Spotter's Guide to Wild Flowers

Author: Christopher John Humphries
Publisher:
ISBN: 0746040628
Pages: 64
Year: 2000
Find out about birds and how they live. Get to know them by their colours, their feathers, their beaks, their feet, their nests and their eggs.