Plants of the Chesapeake Bay: A Guide to Wildflowers,


Plants of the Chesapeake Bay: A Guide to Wildflowers, Grasses, Aquatic Vegetation, Trees, Shrubs, and Other Flora Buttonbush Hercules Club Panic Grass Tearthumb Beach Spurge Sea Rocket Ladies Tresses These name a few of the wild and wonderful plants found in this quick reference guide to plants of the Chesapeake BayWritten by wetland scientists with decades of experience in the Bay s waterways, this guide includes detailed descriptions and beautiful photographs of the plants most commonly found in the Chesapeake Bay Grasses, trees, wildflowers, aquatic vegetation if it grows in the tidal or nearshore regions of the Bay, chances are it is in this book, the features of which include overillustrations information on thanspecies of plants clear, accessible descriptions of each plant accompanied by close up photographs for quick, accurate identification discussion of where to find each plant, how they reproduce, and how humans use them easy to follow organization by habitatThe guide s vivid text and photographs make the wide array of plants along the waters, marshes, and shorelines of the Chesapeake Bay easy to identify and wondrous to behold Its compact, portable design encourages naturalists, local residents, boaters, researchers, and the curious minded alike to throw the guide in their pack and explore the botanical bounty of the Chesapeake Bay

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