Colour Identification Guide to the Grasses, Sedges, Rushes and Ferns of the British Isles and North Western Europe

Colour Identification Guide to the Grasses, Sedges, Rushes and Ferns of the British Isles and North Western Europe

Book Title: Colour Identification Guide to the Grasses, Sedges, Rushes and Ferns of the British Isles and North Western Europe

Author: Francis Rose

Format: Hardback | 240 pages

Publication Date: 01 Jun 1999

ISBN-13: 9780670806881

Essential reading for both the amateur gardener and professional botanist, this is a definitive and comprehensive guide to all the native and naturalized grasses, sedges, rushes and ferns to be found in the British Isles, and all those that are frequently found in north-western Europe. Over 420 species are described and over 350 are illustrated in full colour plates of exceptional beauty and accuracy.

Following the general nomenclature and classification, the author describes each species in detail, stressing the features most important for accurate identification. There is also an invaluable illustrated glossary of technical terms and plant structures.