A Great Lakes Wetland Flora is the first field guide to all the vascular plants one is likely to encounter in the wetlands of the Upper Midwest- including the plants of bogs, fens, swamps, marshes and wet meadows-as well as the truly aquatic plants of lakes, ponds, rivers and streams. The book’s thoroughness makes it an essential reference for natural resource professionals; its ease-of-use and clear illustrations will appeal to those interested in learning more about these fascinating habitats.
Complete coverage of the aquatic and wetland plants of the Upper Midwest-Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, northern Illinois, and northern Indiana-with general applicability to surrounding areas.
Descriptions and key to major wetland types of the Great Lakes region.
Over 900 plant species in 114 families; each species described (including habitat and range information) and illustrated.
Alphabetically arranged by family within four groups-Ferns and Fern Allies, Conifers, Dicots, and Monocots-for quickly finding and identifying plants.
Easy-to-use keys to each family, genus and species.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wetland status indicator for each species.