An ideal pocket guide to more than 350 plant species found throughout Scotland. Packed full of information, Collins Scottish Wild Flowers is the ideal guide for both visitors and residents of Scotland who wish to learn about the fascinating wealth of wild flowers that can be found there. 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. Habitats are arranged from those most influenced by humans, progressively towards wilder and more remote areas. The book includes a section with up-to-date details about places of interest and 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 ³Places to Visit² 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 and broadcaster. He is Scottish Officer of the conservation charity Plantlife and edits Scottish Environment News.
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007270690