Wildflowers of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont is a field guide that will give nature enthusiasts instant access to the diverse and beautiful flora of these New England states. Containing over 350 photographs and concise descriptions, it is written in easy-to-follow nontechnical language. Color illustrations have been carefully selected for their scientific accuracy as well as their aesthetic quality.
Similar in format to Wildflowers of New York in Color, this guide comprises descriptions of both commonly encountered and rarer, protected species not seen in other field guides. The keys are set up to direct the reader easily to major groups based on flower color and other physical characteristics. The nomenclature reflects current and correct usage.
About the Author
Alan E. Bessette is a mycologist and professor of biology at Utica College of Syracuse University. His books include Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of New York, Edible Wild Mushrooms of North America, and Mushrooms of Northeastern North America.
Arleen R. Bessette has contributed recipes for the book, Edible Wild Mushrooms of North America, and is the author of Taming the Wild Mushroom: A Culinary Guide to Foraging.
William K. Chapman, a biology teacher and member of the adjunct faculty at Utica College of Syracuse University, is author of Orchids of the Northeast and coauthor of Wildflowers of New York State in Color.
Valerie A. Chapman is author of Wildflowers of New York State in Color. Her photography has
been published in Birds of the Adirondacks and Mammals of the Adirondacks.
6 x 9, 200 pages, 400 color illustrations