Prairie wildflowers

an illustrated manual of species for cultivation and grassland restoration by R. Currah

Publisher: Friends of the Devonian Botanic Garden, University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta

Written in English
Published: Pages: 300 Downloads: 306
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Subjects:

  • Prairie plants,
  • Plant propagation,
  • Plant physiology,
  • Wild flowers,
  • Handbooks, manuals,
  • Prairie ecology,
  • Germination,
  • Restoration ecology

Edition Notes

StatementR.Currah, A. Smreciu and M. Van Dyk ; illustrated by J. Maywood
ContributionsSmreciu, Elizabeth Ann, 1955-, Van Dyk, M.
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 300 p. :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26551003M
ISBN 10$14.95

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Now, with Prairie Wildflowers, readers will be able to locate and identify the many gorgeous flowering species blooming in America's heartland. This post illustrates a couple of dozen, common species of spring wildflowers in Ohio.

The scientific name in each caption links to an article where you can learn more about that species (a Wikipedia article, if possible).

It also lists the months in which you can expect to see each species bloom in central Ohio.Wildflowers near Blooming Grove in Navarro County. Photo: J.

Griffis Smith. Texas Highways has chosen 30 of Texas’ most common wildflowers to identify and celebrate. It is a brief introduction to the splendor of a Lone Star spring – just a sampling of the more than 5, blooming plants in our lush state, so forgive us if we’ve omitted.