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Sedges: Carex
Mohlenbrock, Robert H., Nelson, Paul (Illustrator)
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Format: Hardcover, 352pp.
Date of publication: May 11 1999
ISBN-13: 9780809320745
Dimensions: 23.67 cm. (length) X 16.33 cm. (width) X 3.35 cm. (thickness)
Weight: 722 grams
This book includes illustrations
About the Book
Sedges: Carex is the fourteenth volume of the Illustrated Flora of Illinois series and the sixth and last volume devoted to monocots, or plants that have a single seed-leaf, or cotyledon, upon germination. For each of the 159 species of Carex in Illinois, there is a full illustration showing the habit of the plant and close-ups of various vegetative and reproductive structures that are crucial for the identification of the individual species. There is also a complete description of each species as well as a discussion of the nomenclature and habitats. Range maps show the county distribution of each species in Illinois. A detailed key is provided for identification of the species.
Unique in several respects, Carex is by far the most numerous genus of plants in Illinois. Because of the vast number of species, the similarity of many of the species, and the relatively small size of the critical reproductive structures, the members of this genus are extremely confusing to identify.... [More...] [Edit review] [Delete review]
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