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Freshwater Wetlands: A Guide to Common Indicator Plants of the Northeast.

MAGEE, Dennis W.

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ISBN 10: 0870233165 / ISBN 13: 9780870233166
Editorial: University of Massachusetts Press,, Amherst:, 1981
Condición: Very Good Encuadernación de tapa dura
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First edition. SIGNED and dated by the author in the year of publication. Very good in a very good (minor edge wear at the spine ends and corners) dust jacket. N° de ref. de la librería 72779

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Título: Freshwater Wetlands: A Guide to Common ...

Editorial: University of Massachusetts Press,, Amherst:

Año de publicación: 1981

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Ilustrador: Illustrated by Abigail Rorer

Condición del libro:Very Good

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Although public interest in wetlands has grown considerably in recent years, the associated issues of legislation and environmental policy are often confused by the need to correctly define a wetland area. Much of the difficulty comes from an inability to identify wetland indicator species and to determine whether a given area contains a significant proportion of such plants. The 182 species treated in this work represent the fast majority of genera commonly encountered in freshwater wetlands throughout the Northeast, consequently, this will prove an invaluable book for those concerned with how a correct definition of wetland areas affects decisions about land use, development, and/or conservation.

Following a brief introduction that discusses the functional values of wetlands and describes their various types, the manual is organized into two major components, the first consisting of keys that are based on life form and arrangement of plant parts, the second consisting of a description of each species. Such factors as range, habitat, general characteristics, stem, leaves, inflorescence, fruit, and similar species are covered in the descriptions.

About the Author:

Dennis Magee is a vice president (ret.) at Normandeau Associates Environmental Consultants, in Bedford, New Hampshire. He is author of Freshwater Wetlands: A Guide to Common Indicator Plants of the Northeast (University of Massachusetts Press, 1981) and principal author of Flora of the Northeast (University of Massachusetts Press, 1999;
2nd edition with CD-ROM, 2007).

Abigail Rorer has illustrated Vincent Dethier's The World of the Tent-Makers and several other books.

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