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British grasses

British grasses

[photographic reproductions of specimens collected and mounted by A.F.Mackie]

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Published by McGill & Smith in Ayr .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited, with descriptivenotes, by J.F.McGill.
ContributionsMcGill, John F.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16848289M

  A unique encyclopedia of the grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens found in and around the British Isles. Beautifully illustrated with full colour photographs together with comprehensive descriptions of 4/5.   It is now over 50 years since the grasses of the British Isles were last treated to a book of their own, Hubbard’s famous account of (revised and , and enough has happened to the taxonomy of the family to justify a new BSBI d’s original account, still available after more than half a century, has been overtaken by events in an ever-developing taxonomic world Pages:

Focusing on the color, shape, and texture of the plants, and avoiding the technicalities presented by most botanical guides, this first and only popular book on the subject provides a lively account of the history, ecology, and uses of species of ulture. line drawings. The British Grasses and Sedges di Anne Pratt e una grande selezione di libri, arte e articoli da collezione disponibile su This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide.

Comprises 65 photographic plates from mounted specimens, large octavo, slightly used internally, an early name and address erased from the half-title with Typex, original soft roan, rubbed and scuffed.   This provides, at last, a really workable vegetative key to grasses as well as to the rest of the British flora! Similarly, due to the troublesome keys and the out of date taxonomy Hubbard’s “ Grasses ” has recently been overtaken by “ Grasses of the British Isles ” by Tom Cope and Alan Gray ( – BSBI handbook No. 13) as the main.


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