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The Ferns of Florida A Reference and Field Guide (Reference and Field Guides) (Reference and Field Guides) by Gil Nelson

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  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Plants - General,
  • Ferns,
  • Science,
  • Nature,
  • Science / Nature & Ecology,
  • Identification,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Florida,
  • Pictorial works

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8637472M
ISBN 101561641936
ISBN 109781561641932

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Fantastic guide to ferns. The only thing I would like is some better (close up) photos. There is a photo of every species, but some of them are from far away, whereas I would like to see a more detailed image. Still, this book is essential to learning ferns in Florida/5(11). Ecological Significance: First noted in Florida in the late s (Nauman , Austin et al. ), in a few localities. Since noted for several more localities in Dade and Broward County tropical hammocks (D. Austin, Florida Atlantic University, personal communication), where it competes in the understory with rare native ferns,File Size: KB. Color is one way to add interest to your landscape, but don't forget about foliage. Ferns provide graceful textures, thanks to their fronds. The native sword fern works great as a groundcover, spreading easily and requiring little maintenance.. For a truly impressive statement in the landscape, try planting a tree primitive plants are suited to Central and South Florida and can grow. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm: Responsibility.

Ferns of Florida SP E-mail this product to a friend garden use, and history in Florida. Other important features of the book include a complete glossary, a section on the fern life cycle and structure, a history of fern study in Florida, a discussion of some of the state's best natural ferneries, and an extensive bibliography. Myakka Road, Sarasota, Florida () OPEN TO PUBLIC: Thursday through Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Mon., Tues., Weds.: by appointment for landscaping. In addition to keys and species descriptions, this book contains a history of fern study in Florida, information about fern conservation, including detailed information in table form about the federal and state status of each species, information about fern gardening, information about fern classification, nomenclature, morphology, life cycle /5. - Explore FloridianFauna's board "Native Florida Ferns" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Florida native plants, Native plants and Florida pins.

  For more information on growing ferns, F. Gordon Foster's book,"Ferns to Know and Grow," is very helpful. Gil Nelson's book, "The Ferns of Florida," will help identify local plants. Never miss a . Fern identification. The following photos will allow you to identify ferns. Click on image to view plant details. Adiantum caudatum. Adiantum pedatum. Adiantum raddianum.   Ferns would seem a logical choice, but many of the popular cultivars are relatively large. As it happens, there are several ferns that mature under 30 cm (12 inches) and some that rarely exceed a few centimetres. This article will introduce you to some of these exquisite and often, underutilized or unknown dwarf ferns. Founded in , Ray and Kathy Roberts established Central Florida Ferns & Foliage in Zellwood, Florida. With most of the indoor foliage being grown in this area of the state, Ray soon found his niche in growing assorted ferns with unique and wide varieties.