A reissue of the bestselling guide to over 350 species of wild flowers to be found throughout Scotland. An ideal pocket guide to over 350 plant species found throughout Scotland. Each species is illustrated in full colour with a comprehensive description, plus the plant's English, Latin and Gaelic names. For ease of use, the plants are grouped together by the type of habitat in which they can be found, including Highlands, Lowlands and Coasts. A places to visit section details over 35 of the best sites for finding some of the most attractive and special species of wild flowers in Scotland.
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These ideal pocket companions to the flora and fauna of Scotland include hundreds of species, all grouped by the habitat in which they can be seen. For each species, English, Gaelic, and Latin names are given, and a ≥Places to Visit≤ section details the best sites in Scotland for observation. Superbly illustrated with hundreds of color photographs and drawings.About the Author:
Michael Scott is a writer, photographer, consultant, cruise ship lecturer and occasional radio broadcaster on a wide range of natural history subjects. He has a degree in botany, and a particular interest in Scottish, arctic and alpine wild flowers. He also shares an interest in Scottish sea life with his marine biologist wife, Sue Scott. He is a former Deputy Chairman of Scottish Natural Heritage, the government conservation agency in Scotland and a former Chairman of Scottish Environment Link. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of Plantlife International, the wild plant conservation charity. He was awarded an OBE in 2005 for services to biodiversity conservation in Scotland.
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007197365