Flora of New York
Publisher: Wikibooks 2013
Flora of New York is a guide to the vascular plants found growing without cultivation in New York State, with an emphasis on showing which plants are native to the New York region, which plants have been introduced from elsewhere, where in the state the plants are likely to be found, and how likely they are to be found.
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by Norman Taylor - P. F. Collier & Son Company
Few of us realize that without plants all our modern civilization would be swept away. This book is for those who want some general knowledge of the plant world, without necessarily caring for the technical details upon which such knowledge is based.
by Julius A. Palmer - L. Prang & Co
This book for popular use, rather than for students of botanical science; all technical terms are, therefore, as far as possible, avoided. The identification of species is a safe guide, and is the only means of knowing what mushrooms should be eaten.
by Charles McIlvaine - The Bobbs-Merrill Co.
My researches is confined to the species large enough to appease the appetite of a hungry naturalist if found in reasonable quantity; and my work is devoted to segregating the edible and innocuous from the tough, undesirable and poisonous kinds.
by William S. Furneaux - Longmans, Green
This volume is an attempt to provide a guide to the study of our wild plants, shrubs and trees -- a guide which, though comparatively free from technical terms and expressions, shall yet be strictly correct and scientific.