More than 780 color photographs are included in Wildflowers of Tennessee, more than in any similar work portraying a state’s flora. Additional species mentioned in the text prove useful in identifying over 1100 of the state’s vascular plants and a majority of the showier non-woody plants. Species descriptions are organized consistently for reference and comparison. Families are arranged phylogenetically and genera within families and species are arranged alphabetically.
Tennessee’s topography contains portions of five of the six major physiographic provinces of the Southeast. The diverse terrain, geology and soil types, ample rainfall, moderate climate and latitude all contribute to a rich, varied and abundant flora within the state.
427 pages, spiral bound 6 x 9, color photographs throughout.