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Published by Groombridge in London .
Written in English


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Paginationvii, 245 p.
Number of Pages245
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Open LibraryOL23623861M

DOWNLOAD NOW» Essential reading for both the amateur gardener and professional botanist, this is a definitive and comprehensive guide to all the native and naturalized grasses, sedges, rushes and ferns to be found in the British Isles, and all those that are frequently found in north-western Europe. Rare Natural History» Rare Grasses; Stock No. $ Online price A Natural History of British Grasses. LOWE E.J. Published: Stock No. $ Online price The Complete Grazier and Farmer's and Cattle-Breeder's Assistant. A New and Thoroughly Practical Book on Grass for Ornamental Lawns and all Purposes of Sports. This publication is No. 10 in a series of occasional publications of the Field Studies Council. It is a polyclave key to 92 species including grasses from British grassland, weedy and woody habitats using vegetative by: 2. 5 Sep - - British painter and illustrator of botanical and natural history subjects. See more ideas about Natural history, Artist and Art pins.


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Taschenbuch. Condition: Neu. Neuware - A natural History of British Grasses is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of pp. Englisch. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller NHBS supply wildlife survey equipment and books to naturalists, academics and ecological and conservation professionals.

Our website includes overbooks covering every aspect of wildlife, ecology and conservation as well as a comprehensive range of wildlife survey equipment, nestboxes and habitat management tools. About this book. This elegant and easy-to-use guide is an updated and amended revision of Lauren Brown's seminal Grasses: An Identification Guide, which was first published in While maintaining the spirit and goals of the original edition – a portable, straightforward, and user-friendly guide for naturalists and plant enthusiasts – the new edition features over one hundred.

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book an updated and amended revision of Lauren Brown’s seminal Grasses: An Identification Guide, which was first published in While maintaining the spirit and goals of the original edition—a portable, straightforward, and user-friendly guide for naturalists and plant enthusiasts—the new edition features over one hundred.

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Natural history of British grasses by E J Lowe - Londen, Groombridge and Sons, - (VI) pp. + 74 illustrations with tissue paper - Blind stamped linen binding - 26 x 16 cm.

In good condition. Light scrapes and dents. Some loss of linen on the bottom of the spine, the linen top somewhat frayed. Scribble on the cover page and flyleaf, stamp on the title page and on the. London: John C.

Nimmo, A natural history of British grasses with 74 colour plates. Third Edition. Stamped ‘Normal College, Bangor’. Hand-tooled quarter-leather cover.

£ Lowe, E. J: Our Native Ferns London: Groombridge and Sons, & 2 Volumes. Our Native Ferns; or a History of the British Species and their. Buy A Field Guide to Grasses, Sedges and Rushes Paperback by Price D.

ISBN:   The grass family is of particular interest to humans. Most people on earth rely on grasses, including rice, wheat, and maize, for a major portion of their diet.

Domestic animals are raised on diets partly or wholly of grasses. In addition, grasses form an important part of the urban and suburban landscape in much of the world. This new guide includes changes to the taxonomy of families of British grasses since Hubbard ().

Brief species descriptions with keys to, and detailed descriptions of, tribes and genera. 15 tribes, 67 genera and species are included with description, distribution, habitat, etc.

Description: This new guide includes changes to the taxonomy of families of British grasses since Hubbard (). Brief species descriptions with keys to, and detailed descriptions of, tribes and genera.

15 tribes, 67 genera and species are included. The Middle English word launde originally referred to a glade or opening in the woods, but later designated artificial stretches of land that resembled such glades.

Some of the earliest lawns were the grasslands around medieval castles in France and Britain, kept clear of trees so guards had an unobstructed view of approaching, perhaps hostile, visitors. The Paperback of the A Practical Treatise On Grasses and Forage Plants: Comprising their Natural History, Comparative Nutritive Value, Methods of Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your : A multi-access key to the common families of British grasses, on the Tomorrow's Biodiversity website. Getting help from our experts The Museum's Identification and Advisory Service can answer your queries about insects, fossils, plants and other wildlife and natural history specimens found in the UK.

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Natural History Portfolio was acquired by the Yale Center for British Art in This summer it will be included in the institution's “A Decade of Gifts and Acquisitions” has been curated by Elisabeth Fairman, chief curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts; Matthew Hargraves, chief curator of Art Collections; Lars Kokkonen, assistant curator of paintings and sculpture.

The book contains a general description of the common grasses and legumes with which the British farmer is concerned. An identifictation guide of the various species in the is an ex school library book.

During this time he worked for two hours each evening on a comprehensive urban natural history of London, which was published in May as London's Natural History, his first book. [2] After the war in he was appointed secretary of the Wildlife Conservation Special Committee of the Ministry of Town and Country Planning, which made Born: 1 MarchStreatham, London, England.

It is now over 50 years since the grasses of the British Isles were last treated to a book of their own, Hubbard’s famous account of (revised andand enough has happened to the taxonomy of the family to justify a new BSBI d’s original account, still available after more than half a century, has been overtaken by events in an ever Pages: A Natural History of British Grasses by Edward Joseph Lowe (, Paperback) A Natural History $ Comprises 65 photographic plates from mounted specimens, large octavo, slightly used internally, an early name and address erased from the half-title.

Author: Francis Rose; Publisher: Penguin Uk ISBN: Category: Nature Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Essential reading for both the amateur gardener and professional botanist, this is a definitive and comprehensive guide to all the native and naturalized grasses, sedges, rushes and ferns to be found in the British Isles, and all those that are.

Evolutionary history. Grasses include some of the most versatile plant became widespread toward the end of the Cretaceous period, and fossilized dinosaur dung have been found containing phytoliths of a variety that include grasses that are related to modern rice and bamboo.

Grasses have adapted to conditions in lush rain forests, dry deserts, cold mountains Clade: Tracheophytes. This is a beautiful hand colored print taken from a book on ferns by Margaret Plues ().

She was an Irish and British field-bryologist and wrote several popular books on natural history. She was one of the women in the UK who helped popularize botany for the Victorians.

The artist who hand colored the prints is Vincent Brooks. Synonymous with England are the images of lush green meadows, banks of wild grass peppered with flowers, and parks of soft tufts beckoning for picnics. Only in a climate that is mild and substantially wet do such species thrive, determined and unrelenting under foot.

Soft, deep and yellowy greens spread across the pages, drawing on the strength of grass, its simple and. I read this book as an assignment in a class I am taking at JCCC called Natural History of Kansas.

The book is a manifesto by Richard Manning that chronicles the demise of the grasslands that once covered much of the central USA.

Less than 4% of the grassland that once covered the land still exists today/5. E C Books is a small online bookselling business, specialising in pre 20th century works:natural history, science, history, and travel, aiming for rarer and more unusual books.

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This is one of several books on British ferns and grasses written by the Nottingham naturalist and illustrated with wood-engraved plates designed by Alexander Francis Lydon [] and printed in colour by Benjamin Fawcett.

Claire Dalby's Picture Book, Colour Identification Guide to Grasses, Sedges and Ferns by F Rose, Crucifers of Great Britain and Northern Ireland by T Rich, Flora of Australia, Vol Images from Nature, Natural History Museum, Memberships.Grasslands, in particular managed pastures and rangelands, are widespread, covering approximately 40% (52 million km²) of the Earth's land surface.

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With s entries, this comprehensive dictionary provides information on every family and genus of seed-bearing plant (including conifers), plus ferns and clubmosses, besides economically important mosses and by: