Title: PLANTS OF THE CHICAGO REGION; 4TH EDITION
Publisher: Indiana Academy of Science
Publication Date: 1994
Binding: Cloth Hard Cover
Book Condition: About Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Dust Jacket
Edition: 4th Edition
(14)921pp. Glossary. Biblio. Text illustrations thru-out. In conjunction with Morton Arboretum, "An Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Flora of the Chicago Region .". Dj has short tears along top edge gently repaired. Bookseller Inventory # 50905
An annotated checklist of the Vascular Flora of the Chicago Region with keys, this book contains notes on local distribution, ecology and taxonomy; a system for the qualitative evaluation of plant communities; a natural divisions' map; and a description of natural plant communities. This comprehensive and detailed treatment employs the revolutionary Coefficient of Conservatism (C values) and Floristic Quality Assessment methodology.
"The Swink and Wilhelm tome is one of the very few where I know it will pay to check every species against my [Michigan Flora] manuscript."?Edward Voss
About the Author:
Floyd Swink was a legendary plantsman and natural history educator in the Chicago region.
Gerould Wilhelm was an understudy to Swink for several years and currently is Principal Research Scientist with the Conservation Research Institute in Elmhurst, Illinois.
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