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The Resource Field Guide to Wisconsin Sedges

Field Guide to Wisconsin Sedges

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Field Guide to Wisconsin Sedges
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Field Guide to Wisconsin Sedges
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Summary
Sedges are among the world's most diverse and ecologically important plant families, with almost two hundred species in Wisconsin alone. These grass-like plants, found mostly in wetlands, are increasingly popular with landscapers and home gardeners. Learning to identify sedges is challenging, however, and the available technical guides to the sedge family can be overwhelming to a nonspecialist. Field Guide to Wisconsin Sedges is a beautifully illustrated introduction to the largest sedge genus, Carex, which alone makes up about 7 percent of the flora of the upper Midwest.Written primarily for naturalists, wild plant enthusiasts, and native landscapers, this book is unique in its accessible format and illustrations. With this book, readers can learn to recognize key structures needed to identify approximately 150 Carex species found in Wisconsin. Author Andrew Hipp shows how to identify many of the major groupings of sedges that are used in guides to the genus throughout the world.Field Guide to Wisconsin Sedges includes information on habitat and range drawn from Hipp's extensive field experience and inspection of thousands of herbarium sheets. Primarily an identification guide, the book is also a valuable source of habitat information for landscapers, gardeners, and restorationists.Features:Keys to all Wisconsin Carex species, arranged by sectionDistribution maps for all speciesSpecies descriptions and detailed habitat information for more than 50 common speciesColor illustrations of whole plants or details for more than 70 speciesAppendix summarizing dominant Carex species by Wisconsin habitatA glossary of termsWater-resistant paperback cover
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  • Hipp, Andrew L
  • Davis, Rachel D
  • Black, Merel R
  • Cochrane, Theodore S
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dictionaries
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  • Nature
  • Science
  • Nonfiction
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Field Guide to Wisconsin Sedges
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:f606dbaf-17cc-4114-8ccd-9597daeaae76
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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True
Isbn
9780299225933
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Field Guide to Wisconsin Sedges
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:f606dbaf-17cc-4114-8ccd-9597daeaae76
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780299225933
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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    Elisha D. Smith Public Library 440 First St, Menasha, WI, 54952-3191, US
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