Winter Weed Finder: Identifying Dry Plants of Central and Eastern North America (Nature Study Guides) (Paperback)

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Identify weeds in eastern North America with this pocket-size guide.


You can appreciate and enjoy nature's plants and wildflowers--even during late fall and winter If you're curious about the dry, non-woody plants that you encounter, then Winter Weed Finder by Dorcas S. Miller is just what you need. With the handy, easy-to-use booklet, you can identify common native and naturalized herbs and native ferns throughout much of the eastern United States and parts of southern Canada.


The book provides a dichotomous key to identifying non-woody plants in late fall and winter. Simply answer a series of simple questions about the shape or appearance of
the dried structures that remain after frost, such as pods, dried flower heads, seed capsules, and burrs. Along the way, professional illustrations by Ellen Amendolara help to guide you to a positive identification.


Book Features:


  • Step-by-step guide to winter weed identification
  • More than 100 species of wildflowers and other non-woody plants
  • Professional line illustrations with key markings for identification
  • Small (6- by 4-inch) format that fits into a pocket or pack


This guide is applicable to southeastern Canada and the US states of Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

About the Author


Dorcas S. Miller, founding president of the Maine Master Naturalist Program, has written more than a dozen books, including Berry Finder, Constellation Finder, Scat Finder, Track Finder, and Winter Weed Finder. Her Finder books have sold more than half a million copies.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780912550534
ISBN-10: 0912550538
Publisher: Nature Study Guild Publishers
Publication Date: October 8th, 2024
Pages: 64
Language: English
Series: Nature Study Guides