Common Mosses of the Northeast and Appalachians

Common Mosses of the Northeast and Appalachians
Author: Karl B McKnight,Joseph R. Rohrer,Kirsten McKnight Ward,Warren J. Perdrizet
Publsiher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 391
Release: 2013-02-25
Genre: Nature
ISBN: 9780691156965

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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

Common Mosses of the Northeast and Appalachians

Common Mosses of the Northeast and Appalachians
Author: Karl B McKnight,Joseph R. Rohrer,Kirsten McKnight Ward,Warren J. Perdrizet
Publsiher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2013-02-21
Genre: Nature
ISBN: 9781400845880

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A comprehensive guide to the mosses of the Northeast and Appalachians 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

Mosses Liverworts and Hornworts

Mosses  Liverworts  and Hornworts
Author: Ralph Pope
Publsiher: Comstock Publishing Associates
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2016-04-27
Genre: Nature
ISBN: 1501700782

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This photo-based field guide to the more common or distinctive bryophytes of northeastern North America gives beginners the tools they need to identify most specimens without using a compound microscope.

Mosses Lichens and Ferns of Northwest North America

Mosses  Lichens and Ferns of Northwest North America
Author: Dale H. Vitt,Janet E. Marsh,Robin B. Bovey
Publsiher: Lone Pine Pub.
Total Pages: 296
Release: 1988
Genre: Nature
ISBN: 0919433413

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Discover the world of mosses, liverworts, lichens and ferns. Contains descriptions of the major vegetation zones and species distribution maps. Habitats are described in detail and each plant group is keyed.

Mosses and Lichens

Mosses and Lichens
Author: Nina Lovering Marshall
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 327
Release: 1910
Genre: Lichens
ISBN: UCBK:C034945553

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Fern Finder

Fern Finder
Author: Anne C. Hallowell,Barbara Hallowell
Publsiher: Wilderness Press
Total Pages: 64
Release: 1981-01-01
Genre: Nature
ISBN: 9780912550244

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A pocket guide to identifying native ferns that grow in the U.S. Midwest and Northeast, and eastern Canada. Like other plant guides in the "Finders" series, "Fern Finder" is a dichotomous key, which leads the user step-by-step through a series of choices to the species being identified. Heavily illustrated with line drawings.

Lichens of the North Woods

Lichens of the North Woods
Author: Joe Walewski
Publsiher: Kollath-Stensaas Pub
Total Pages: 152
Release: 2007
Genre: Nature
ISBN: 0979200601

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Lichens have the capability to dissolve granite. They are very colorful; oranges, yellows, greens, blacks and whites adorn trees, bedrock and even gravestones. This field guide spotlights 120 species, shown in color photos with natural history text.

Moss From Forest to Garden A Guide to the Hidden World of Moss

Moss  From Forest to Garden  A Guide to the Hidden World of Moss
Author: Ulrica Nordström
Publsiher: The Countryman Press
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2019-09-03
Genre: Nature
ISBN: 9781682684849

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Discover the secrets of moss Unassuming yet beautiful, moss has been used for centuries in gardens, medicine, and handicrafts around the world. It is most often associated with damp, shady spaces, but can be found in the most unexpected and far-flung places in the world, from deserts to Antarctica. Moss is Swedish writer and plant artist Ulrica Nordström’s celebration of this humble plant. Nordström introduces readers to the key varieties of moss and where they can be found, and tours some of the most beautiful moss gardens in Oregon, Sweden, and Japan, where moss-viewing has become a national phenomenon. She also teaches readers how to identify and gather different moss species, cultivate moss, tie Japanese moss balls (kokedama), and plant moss landscapes in pots and terrariums. With stunning photography and botanical illustrations, this unique book will be treasured by plant lovers of all kinds.