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Roadside Plants and Flowers
A Traveler's Guide to the Midwest and Great Lakes Area
Marian S. Edsall

A North Coast Book

A quick and easy guide to more than one hundred roadside plants and flowers.

Ideal for motorists, hikers, and bikers throughout the upper Midwest. The color photographs help both novice and expert in identifying plants quickly, while Marian Edsall's notes provide detailed descriptions of each plant. For the backpack, or saddlebag, this is ideal travel companion.

This guide is very practically arranged, with color coded tabs to direct readers to the plants and flowers, which are grouped by their dominant color.

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cover of Edsall's book is a color photo of yellow Birdfoot Trefoilss.

March 1985

LC: 91-026346 QK
158 pp.  5 1/2 x 8 1/2
280 color photos, map

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