Newcomb's Wildflower Guide Paperback – Apr 13 1989
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It is as simple as answering five questions which point the user to the appropriate page in the book where the flower is described and pictured. The text is great. The first sentence of each description distinguishes that plant from all others in that group.
If you are looking for a wildflower guide, they do not get better than this one.
My advice...get used to it. Newcomb's system is more efficient and more certain than flower-flipping. A good book.
A most unique aspect of this book is that it includes shrubs as well as plants normally considered wildflowers, adding greatly to its utility for the amateur observer.
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Great book although pictures are not that great and can be a little disorganizedPublished 6 months ago by Nathalie Trudelle
Haven't found anything comparable in the format of a field guide. Recommended for anyone trying to learn about native plants.Published 22 months ago by Erin Carroll
Went camping at Fort Ingall, QC and saw so many wildflowers we had never seen before. This guide identified them all for us. We would have been so frustrated without it. Read morePublished on Feb. 1 2014 by Lynda
Amazing book for anyone getting into wildflower ID, great drawings and descriptions make it so easy. Highly recommend for all skill levelsPublished on Nov. 2 2013 by Ashley Lloyd
This is a great field guild for any one from beginner to intermediate identification skills. The drawings are fantastic and the guide in its entirety is well organised.Published on May 31 2013 by Jethier
The best wildflower guide out there. Other wildflower guides just don't compare to Newcomb's. This is the best. nuf said.Published on March 25 2013 by Myles C Falconer
there's no way to tell from the web pages, but this book is only about wildflowers in the Northeast portion of the U.S., didn't do me much good in California. Read morePublished on Jan. 4 2004 by MorseMan
Fantastic book with superb drawings as well as useful writings on the identification of native plants. Read morePublished on Aug. 1 2002
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