Sedges of the Northern Forest: A Photographic Guide
Published by: Cornell University Press
Imprint: Cornell University Press
Sales Date: 2019-04-15
Published: April 2019
96 Pages, 9.90 x 10.90 x 0.30 in, 500 color photos, 1 map, 495 diagrams, 1 color plate
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The Northern Forest Region lies between the oak forests of the eastern United States and the boreal forests of eastern Canada. It is, collectively, one of the largest and most continuous temperate forests left in the world and, like much of the biosphere, it is at risk. This guide is an essential companion for those interested in stewardship and conservation of the region.
Through multi-image composite photos that allow for unparalleled depth and clarity, this unique guide illustrates the 236 varied and beautiful, and often overlooked, sedges of the Northern Forest.
Large, easy-to-use format
Easily identify and compare different sedges
Fully illustrated with high-definition composite images
Accompanying large-scale foldout charts also available
A complete online archive of images and articles, including digital atlases, is available at northernforestatlas.org.
This guide is an essential companion for those interested in stewardship and conservation of the region.Northeastern Naturalist
This group of plants will never be easy to identify at the species level, but Jenkins makes it as easy as possible, and this guide is much more accessible than the technically written identification manuals that preceded it.Choice
This book is well conceived, and provides an excellent resource for field botanists...I certainly recommend it to field botanists and naturalists interested in improv- ing their knowledge of this important family of flow- ering plants.The Canadian Field-Naturalist