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Ideal for hikers, foragers, and plant lovers, the Timber Press Field Guides are the perfect tools for loving where you live.
Wildflowers of the Midwest is a comprehensive field guide for anyone wishing to learn about the amazingly diverse wildflowers of the region. This must-have book describes and illustrates 1000 commonly encountered species, including perennials, annuals, and shrubs, both native and nonnative. With more than 1,000 superb color photographs and a user-friendly organization by flower color and shape, this is a must-have guide for birders, hikers, foragers, and natural history buffs.
- Covers Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, and Iowa.
- Describes and illustrates 1,000 commonly encountered species
- Includes perennials, annuals, and shrubs, both native and nonnative
- User-friendly organization by flower color and shape
About the Author
Michael Homoya has been a botanist and plant ecologist for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Nature Preserves for more than 35 years. His duties include the discovery, botanical inventory, and assessment of significant natural communities and monitoring of Indiana’s threatened and endangered plants. Michael is the president of the Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society and adjunct faculty at Indiana University.
Scott Namestnik is the Heritage Program Botanist for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Nature Preserves and a founding member of the North Chapter of the Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society. He is also involved with the Indiana Academy of Science, serving on the Biodiversity and Natural Areas Committee and as the vice-chair of the Plant Systematics and Biodiversity Section.