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

By Christopher Dixon

ISBN-10: 1784271462

ISBN-13: 9781784271466

For centuries, botanists were attracted to the rarest species, occasionally with dire results for the species’ survival. during this booklet, nice Britain’s rarest flowering crops 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 avoid wasting them from loss of life out. it's was hoping that it'll aid to throw mild on the various species that as a rule achieve little awareness, and foster an appreciation of our so much threatened plants.

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

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