Hard cover (laminated), 8.5 x 11 inches, 10.5 lbs, 1392 pages, 1517 illustrations (composite of each genus), 3150 dot maps, keys, 47 full pages of color photos, 4 indices, glossary, nomenclatural authorities, literature cited, historic end sheet maps, 3 2-sided laminated bookmarks (allowing these key reference pages to migrate), phenomenal pollination biology
"This will be considered the most complete flora ever written for anyplace in the U.S. They have meticulously and accurately brought the status of vascular plants in the Chicago region up-to-date, while painstakingly recording an incredible array of interactions between the flora and other organisms, especially insects. The intricate pollination of some plants, many of these associations not previously known or recorded, is almost beyond belief."
"Magnificent--a major contribution to biodiversity studies." - E.O. Wilson
- Robert H. Mohlenbrock, Distinguished professor emeritus, SIU Carbondale
"The scholarship is off the scale!"
- Bill N. McKnight
This tome substantially supercedes the 4th edition of the now out-of-print Plants of the Chicago Region
(Swink & Wilhelm, 1994).
eBook is being developed.
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