Simple and easy to use field guide to 553 of the more common species, native and naturalised. Fully illustrated in colour. Identification is based on colour, flower shape, leaf edge and flower size. Entries are duplicated if flower colour variable. English and Latin names both shown. Where relevant, confusing species are cross referenced including inset picture. Notes on superstition, folklore, medicinal and culinary uses, history and local names. Flowering time, distribution and habitat indicated by keys/maps.
Illustrations in watercolour by members of the Society of Botanical Artists.
tall pocket sized paperback