Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses (Book Summary)


Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses (Book Summary)

This guide to common and unique plants found in forests of the Southeast thoroughly covers 330 species of forbs (herbaceous plants), grasses, vines, and shrubs, with a special emphasis on the plants’ role in wildlife sustenance. Packed with detailed color photographs, the book is a must-have for forest landowners, game and wildlife managers, biologists, outdoors enthusiasts, students―anyone with an interest in the intricate and often unexpected interrelationships between the flora and fauna of our region’s forests. Features:Descriptions of native and nonnative (exotic or invasive) plants, including 330 species of forbs, in 180 genera: grasses, sedges, and rushes; woody vines and semiwoody plants; shrubs; palms and yucca; cane; cactus; ferns; and ground lichen650 color photosMap of physiographic provinces56 simple black-and-white drawings of flower parts, flower types, and inflorescences, leaf arrangements, leaf divisions, shapes, and margins, and parts of a grass plantGlossaryIndex of genera by family, index by wildlife species, and index of scientific and common names

  • Author: James H. Miller
  • Publisher: University of Georgia Press; Revised ed. edition (May 30, 2005)
  • Genre: Science & Math, Biological Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-0820327488
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.94 x 9 inches