A Guide to Britain's Rarest Plants by Christopher Dixon PDF

By Christopher Dixon

ISBN-10: 1784271462

ISBN-13: 9781784271466

For centuries, botanists were interested in the rarest species, occasionally with dire effects for the species’ survival. during this ebook, nice Britain’s rarest flowering vegetation are mentioned in flip, together with the tales in the back of their discovery, the explanations for his or her rarity, and the paintings being performed to save lots of them from demise out. it's was hoping that it'll aid to throw gentle on the various species that as a rule achieve little awareness, and foster an appreciation of our so much threatened plants.

This consultant describes sixty six local species of crops that experience the main narrowly limited levels in nice Britain. those diversity from continental, warmth-loving species within the south of britain to these came across simply at the optimum Scottish mountains. every one species is proven including its habitat to permit the reader to raised comprehend the ecological context. different scarce crops within the comparable sector are indicated.

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