Waterford's new series of Pocket Naturalists to North American Plants and animals highlight the most common, distinctive and widely distributed species in each category. Like all Pocket Naturalists, these guides provide simplified pocket reference that allows readers to easily identify species at a glance. MAny of the guides in the series also provide a review of the taxonomy of species and the key differences between groups.
Virginia's state tree and state flower are one and the same: The American Dogwood -- but it is only one of many spectacular flora. highlights over 140 familiar species with intricate detailed illustrations. This lightweight pocket-sized, folding guide identifies familiar trees, shrubs and wildflowers. Created and printed in the USA, this guide was updated in 2012 with a new cover design and a back panel map featuring prominent state-wide botanical sanctuaries that will be appreciated by seasonal visitors to the state and year round residents. Laminated for durability, it is your perfect travel companion as you admire Virginia's beauty.
"Having lived long enough with the charming fairy tale created by my biographer, I feel the time has come for the truth to be known. I propose to tell all; of the origins of The Nine, the elixir that gives us nearly eternal youth and superhuman strength, the struggles between us that set the world atremble."
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