The Flora of Renfrewshire


This is the first full flora of the Vice County of Renfrewshire (Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, Inverclyde and parts of southand north-west Glasgow). It marks the culmination of over
50 years of field recording by local botanists and over 18 years of fieldwork and in-depth research of historical records by
the author.

Keith Watson is Glasgow Museums’ Botany Curator and has botanized in the Glasgow area for over 25 years. He has co-authored The Changing Flora of Glasgow and has been the Botanical Society of the British Isles Recorder for Renfrewshire (Vice County 76) since 1994. The flora contains:

• Over 1500 species accounts that include first record, status,
distribution and ecology;
• More than 660 dot maps of native and frequently encountered alien species;
• Introductory chapters on geology, soils, landscape, climate, historical recording and the changing environment;
• Discussion chapters on distribution patterns, floristic
changes and plant and habitat conservation;
• 24 pages of colour plates of maps and photographs showing botanical hotspots and local notable species.

ISBN: 9781874357544

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