The only comprehensive, pocket-sized guide to wild flowers of Britain and Ireland. This completely new edition incorporates both photographs and artwork to give a really practical identification guide.
This book will enable anyone who is in the countryside, whether on a walk along the coast or in the mountains or a ramble through woodland, fields or wetlands, to identify hundreds of flower species.
Each wild flower entry includes:
- Identifying illustrations
- Size, type of habitat, geographical range and flowering season
- Herbal medicinal uses
In addition, the introduction has sections on the parts of the flower, stem, leaf and fruit, and information on the common and scientific names of wild flowers.