Swink, Floyd & Wilhelm, Gerould

Published by Indiana Academy of Science, 1994
ISBN 10: 1883362016 / ISBN 13: 9781883362010
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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. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 50905

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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

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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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