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The southeastern coast has an abundance of flowers and trees waiting to be explored. With this book as your guide, learn the history, folklore, and ethno-botany of America’s coastal plants from Florida to Virginia. Discover fun facts about each, such as which tree was featured on the cover of a classic book from the 1950s. Find out how a palm tree and our highway system are related and which grass is planted to stop beach erosion. Learn which plants are associated with ancient cultures and held sacred in religious services. The plants are arranged in alphabetical order by botanical name with a common name cross-reference guide for easy use. Over 230 full color photographs, taken in their natural settings, make plant identification easy and accurate. This book is great for botanists, gardeners, nature lovers, and anyone else who appreciates the beauty of plants.
Size: 6″ x 9″ | 243 color images | Index | 160 pp
ISBN13: 9780764341816 | Binding: soft cover
Roy Heizer grew up in Danville, Kentucky. He is a certified plant professional in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Roy gives classes and lectures on gardening, history, and folklore. His wife Nancy, a Savannah native, has been an avid photographer for many years. This is their fourth book together.