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Wildflowers of Appalachia

The special wildflowers of the Appalachian Mountains draw plant lovers from around the world for annual pilgrimages.

This guide to 105 of the area’s most beautiful and widespread species covers the region of Appalachia: the mountains and adjacent areas of the southern and mid-Atlantic states from Pennsylvania to Georgia, especially North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.

This will be an indispensable resource to visitors of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Shenandoah National Park and Appalachia’s other special places.

ISBN: 978-1-936913-59-6

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Wildflowers of New York

With more than 90 close-up, brilliant photos grouped by color, this guide is your key to understanding when and where flowers bloom, which are native to New York State, and which you may want to add to your own garden for a non-stop, season-long riot of color.

Loaded with wildflowers that thrive in city parks, on mountainsides, in urban and suburban gardens, in forests and pine barrens, and in fertile wetlands, this guide becomes your go-to reference.

Text about each flower provides a list of characteristics—from petal arrangement to height—to help you tell one flower from another. This laminated, double-sided, six-panel guide turns every nature walk or Sunday bike ride into an exciting learning experience.

ISBN: 978-1-943334-34-6

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Alligator of the Southern United States

American Alligator of the Southern United States (Including Information on the American Crocodile and Spectacled Caiman): A Guide to Its Natural History.

This informative natural history guide is an excellent resource for all outdoor and nature enthusiasts. It describes all three crocodilian species found in this region of the United States.

The guide also features color photos that make it ideal for field use. Fascinating facts on ecology, adaptations communication, and life as an alligator are highlighted.

Common and scientific names, length, distribution, habitat, behavior, diet, reproduction, and status are described.

Tips on field identification and living safely with these giant reptiles are also presented.

The 12 panels of this laminated and waterproof guide fold up into a handy pocket-size, making it sturdy enough to withstand repeated use in the field.

ISBN: 978-1-936913-07-7

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Reptiles & Amphibians of Sonoran Desert

Reptiles and Amphibians of the Sonoran Desert: A guide to 41 of the most commonly encountered reptiles and amphibians native to the Sonoran Desert region of the southwestern United States. Some of the area’s more rare and interesting species have been included to underscore the biological importance of this interesting and diverse biome.

The most current taxonomic and common names are used in this guide to assist the enthusiast in keeping abreast with the many changes in this dynamic field. This guide covers the following National Parks, Monuments, Wildlife Refuges, and State Parks; Joshua Tree, Organ Pipe Cactus, Saguaro, Sonoran Desert,   Ironwood, Coachella Valley, Cabeza Prieta, Kofa, Anza-Borrego, Boyce Thompson Arboretum, South Mountain, in addition to many wilderness and other protected areas.

Full color photographs accompany descriptions that focus on important characters will help inexperienced and seasoned outdoors people to identify the animal. Species are grouped by similarity to each other which aides in quick comparisons of one animal to another.

Accompanying the photograph is information on distribution, behavior, diet, and size of each species.

ISBN: 978-1-936913-68-8

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Reptiles & Amphibians of Mojave Desert

Reptiles and Amphibians of the Mojave: A guide featuring 41 of the most commonly encountered reptiles and amphibians native to the Mohave Desert region of the southwestern United States.

Some of the rare and more unique species are included to underscore the biological importance of this interesting biome. The most current taxonomic and common names are used in this guide to assist the enthusiast in keeping abreast with the many changes in this dynamic field.

This guide covers Joshua Tree National Park, Death Valley National Park, Mojave National Preserve, Lake Mead, Lake Mohave, Lake Havasu, California State Park, Antelope Valley, California Poppy Reserve and many other areas.

Full color photographs and descriptions keying on important characters will help inexperienced and seasoned outdoors people to identify the animal. Species are grouped by similarity to each other which aides in quick comparisons of one animal to another.

Accompanying the photograph is information on distribution, behavior, diet, and size of each species of the southwestern United States featuring the most common species and some of the more interesting or unique species found in the area.

A photo of each species is included along with information on distribution, behavior, diet, and size.

ISBN: 978-1-936913-69-5

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