Aquatic and Wetland Plants of Southeastern United States
This first volume of a two-volume definitive survey of aquatic
and wetland plants of the southeastern United States focuses on
native and naturalized monocotyledons in the following
physiographic provinces: Atlantic and Gulf coastal plains; southern
Appalachian highlands, flanked on the east by the Piedmont plateau
and on the west by the Appalachian plateau; the interior lowlands;
and the interior highlands.
Robert K. Godfrey and Jean W. Wooten provide well-written,
concise descriptions and keys for the identification of seven
hundred species. The text for each species includes both a
statement indicating the habitats in which the plant is usually
found and information about its geographical distribution.
Approximately four hundred drawings supplement the text and provide
additional information for proper identification. The authors use
nontechnical language whenever possible and include a glossary of
The first comprehensive survey of the aquatic and wetland
monocotyledons of the Southeast, this book will prove invaluable
for ecologists, botanists, and nonspecialists interested in the
plant life and ecology of the region.
Subjects: Botany & Plant Sciences
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