Common Mosses of the Northeast and Appalachians
  • Release Date : 25 February 2013
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Genre : Nature
  • Pages : 391 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780691156965
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Download or read book entitled Common Mosses of the Northeast and Appalachians by author: Karl B McKnight which was release on 25 February 2013 and published by Princeton University Press with total page 391 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This is the first book to help general readers recognize 200 common mosses of the Northeast and the Appalachian Mountains. With just this field guide, a hand lens, and a spray bottle--no microscopes necessary--readers will be able to identify and name many of the common species of mosses growing in the region's backyards, parks, forests, wetlands, and mountains. At the heart of this guide is an innovative, color-tabbed system that helps readers pick out small groups of similar species. Illustrated identification keys, colorful habitat and leaf photos, more than 600 detailed line drawings, and written descriptions help differentiate the species. This accessible book allows all nature enthusiasts to make accurate identifications and gain access to the enchanting world of mosses. 200 species included More than 600 detailed line drawings More than 400 color photographs Innovative color-tabbed system for species identification Illustrated species identification keys Helpful tips for moss collecting