By Joe Liggio,Ann Orto Liggio,David H. Riskind
From the East Texas swamps and forests to the Edwards Plateau canyons and the Trans-Pecos mountains, Texas hosts a shocking variety of local orchids. Their beautiful good looks endears them to every person from wildflower fanatics to expert botanists and conservationists.
This fantastically illustrated ebook offers all fifty four wild orchids of Texas. The species descriptions that accompany Joe Liggio's wonderful colour photographs talk about the plant's plants, blooming season, pollinators, general habitats, and variety (also proven by way of map), together with its distribution inside of and past Texas. The species are grouped via genus and in addition indexed through colour, county, and habitat for simple reference.
In addition to the species debts, the authors supply a normal usual historical past of Texas orchids that discusses such issues as pollination and copy, targeted starting to be necessities, and threats to orchids from lack of habitats and careless gathering. in addition they describe the numerous orchid habitats in Texas and the species that develop in each one. This large choice of data, which hasn't ever sooner than been gathered in a single quantity for a normal readership, makes this publication the fundamental consultant to Texas' wild orchids.
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