Wildflowers of Ohio
New and Expanded Edition

Wildflowers of Ohio

Second Edition
Robert L. Henn
Distribution: World
Publication date: 2/18/2008
Format: paper 264 pages, 8 figures, 319 color photos
4.25 x 8.25
ISBN: 978-0-253-21951-0
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Over the past decade, Wildflowers of Ohio has become the standard for field identification in Ohio, used by both college biology students and wildflower enthusiasts alike. This second edition marks the 10th anniversary of Robert L. Henn's popular guide. It has been expanded to include more than 300 species of wildflowers arranged by color and taxonomy, each with a thorough description of characteristics, habitat, distribution, and human uses. Henn includes a glossary, diagrams of flower parts and leaf arrangements, and a succinct, informative introduction. Designed for durability, the guide retains its innovative side-flip design for ease of use. Any Ohioan or resident of neighboring states who is captivated by the wonders of the natural world will find this pocket guide to be indispensable.

Author Bio

Robert L. Henn is a biologist, naturalist, teacher, and a native and lifelong resident of Ohio. He taught biology for 36 years, and is currently the curator of the Herbarium at the Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm in Dayton. He lives in Lebanon, Ohio.


"An excellent choice for those interested in plants as well as professionals in the botanical fields; especially useful to those just starting to explore the beauty of wildflowers and travelers interested in wildflowers." —Choice

"This guide to 313 wildflowers foudn in Ohio is narrow engouth to fit in a hiker's pocket. Biologist and naturalist Robert Henn has made it easty to use, too." —American Reference Books Annual 2009 , Vol. 40

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Table of Contents

Photo Credits
Parts of a Flower (Illustrated)

White Flowers
Yellow and Orange Flowers
Red and Pink Flowers
Blue and Purple Flowers
Green and Brown Flowers