St. Martin's Press
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
4.10 x 5.98 inches, 160 pages
Includes full color illustrations throughout
This is a practical beginner's guide to the most common American wildflowers. Emphasis is on those with showy petals and those that the amateur is most likely to see. Special features include:
Where to look for wildflowers
Tips on how to collect and grow them
Simplified range maps
As an added aid to quick and easy identification, the flowers are grouped according to color.
About the Authors
Herbert S. Zim and Ira N. Gabrielson, Revised by Chandler S. Robbins, Updated by Jonathan P. Latimer and Karen Stray Nolting with James Coe; Illustrated by James Gordon Irving
Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000,Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.