The Sunflower Family in the Upper Midwest

The Sunflower Family in the Upper Midwest

A Photographic Guide to the Asteraceae in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin
Thomas M.Jr. Antonio and Susanne Masi, edited by In collaboration with Chicago Botanic Garden. Thomas M. Antonio and Susanne Masi
Distribution: World
Publication date: 09/17/2012
Format: Hardback 544 color illustrations
ISBN: 978-1-883362-12-6
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The Sunflower Family in the Upper Midwest was published by Indiana Academy of Science and distributed by Indiana University Press.

This beautiful book features 544 photos as well as range maps for each of the 150 treated species, covering Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The species are arranged by flower color and floret type, and then alphabetically within each of the four groups. Many of the habitat shots are full-page, providing the user with a suite of associated plant species and a feel for where to find each flower. An attractive book suitable for display or the reference library.

Author Bio

Thomas Antonio formerly worked for the Chicago Botanic Garden and was Curator of Collections for Garfield Park and Lincoln Park Conservatories (Chicago Park District). He now works and lives in New Mexico.

Susanne Masi, a native Chicagoan, is Research Botanist at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe. Her field work focuses on regional native flora, endangered and threatened species, floristic surveys, and natural area vegetation.

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“This beautiful book features 544 photos as well as range maps for each of the 150 treated species in six states. Several habitat shots are full-page, providing the reader with a view of associated plant species and a feel for where to find them. This eye-catching book is suitable for display or reference. ”

“This is an eye-catching book suitable for display or reference.”
 — Birdbooker Report

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