Wild Orchids of the Northeastern United States

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Wild Orchids of the Northeastern United States Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Cornell University Press Pages: 248 Illustrations and other contents: 192 color photos, 94 drawings, 71 maps; plus a 48-page color insert ISBN: 9780801483417 Categories: , ,

Drawings by Stan Folsom. Describes 71 orchid species and varieties growing wild in New England, New York, and adjacent areas of Pennysylvania and New Jersey.

Weight0.56 kg
"An attractively bound handbook suitable for field use." "Brown, who is now at work on a field guide to the orchids of the Northwest, begins this definitive guide to orchids of the Northeast with a chapter on where and when to find these captivating flowers. He continues with information on identifying the various genera and follows with a list-in alphabetical order-of 71 orchid species and varieties, with a drawing of each, along with data on 50 hybrids. Each listing contains a detailed description of the orchid, its habitat, blooming dates, measurements, and abundance (rare to frequent), and a map showing where the species can be found. There are 192 lavish color photographs, 94 black-and-white drawings by Stan Folsom, a state-by-state checklist, and a glossary." "First class-the best field guide to the Northeast, with just about everything one needs!"

Author Biography

Paul Martin Brown lives in Boston and leads botanical field trips throughout North America. He recently founded the North American Native Orchid Journal and is now at work on a field guide to the orchids of the Northwest. Stan Folsom also lives in Boston and is retired after thirty-eight years of teaching art. His work, which has been widely displayed, includes several paintings in the permanent collection of the Federal Reserve Bank.