Woodland & Bog Rein Orchids in your Pocket

Woodland & Bog Rein Orchids in your Pocket

A Guide to Native Platanthera Species of the Continental United States and Canada

eBook - 2010
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Normal.dotm 0 0 1 124 711 The University of Iowa 5 1 873 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {{mso-style-name: Table Normal; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow: yes; mso-style-parent: mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom: .0001pt; mso-pagination: widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family: Times New Roman; mso-ascii-font-family: Cambria; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family: Times New Roman; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family: Cambria; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: Times New Roman; mso-bidi-theme-font: minor-bidi;}} The genus Platanthera is the largest genus of orchids to be found in North America north of Mexico; the woodland and bog rein orchids comprise a significant group of species found throughout much of temperate U.S. and Canada. The luminously green rein orchids, so-called because of the resemblance of some of the flowers to the reins used on horses, are especially abundant in rich woodlands, wetlands, and bogs in the more northerly and cooler habitats. Most are easy to identify based upon their general appearance, range, and time of flowering. Answering three simple questionsOCowhen, where, and how does it grow?OCoand comparing the living plants with the striking photos in this backpack-friendly laminated guide and the information in the simple key should enable both professional and amateur naturalists to achieve the satisfaction of identifying a specific or
Publisher: [Iowa : University of Iowa Press, 2010]
ISBN: 9781587299308
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 v. (unpaged) : mostly col. ill.
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc
Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK

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