Hard cover (laminated w/o dust jacket), 6.25 x 9.25 inches, 1.9 lbs, 271 pages, 200+ color photos, 6 plates of fruit illustrations, keys, glossary, shaded county maps for Indiana and color designation maps for adjacent states, 3 appendices
This attractive publication is as relevant to gardeners as it is to natural area biologists and plant taxonomists.
"The book is so well written, illustrated and organized that it will set the standard for state compilations of specific plant groups for some time to come! A copy should be on the shelf of every botanist in the Midwest." - Paul MacKensie
The author, a Pennsylvania native, was professor of biology at Taylor University, in Upland, Indiana. He currently works in the Deam Herbarium at Indiana University. His research has focused on the taxonomy of the sedge family, especially the genus Carex. He is active in the Indiana Academy of Science and is a former IAS President.