Wildflowers of Shenandoah National Park is an easy-to-use field guide to help you identify more than 230 of the park's most common species - from the iconic large-flowered trillium, with its trio of white to pink petals, to the showstopping blooms that adorn the mountain laurel shrubs that decorate trails in June. Information-packed and beautifully photographed, this field guide is an indispensable resource for identifying wildflowers in the park.
Inside you'll find:
• Vibrant full-color photos and a detailed park map• Detailed yet user-friendly descriptions of plants organized by color and bloom time, with natural history notes, ethnobotanical uses, and historical uses• 20 suggested wildflower hikes• A glossary of botanical terms and comprehensive wildflower index
Ann and Rob Simpson are professional photographers, biologists, and authors, as well as noted national park experts. Their books include Yellowstone National Park Pocket Guide and Yosemite National Park Guide (both FalconGuides) and Born Wild in Shenandoah; and their work has been published in numerous magazines including National Geographic.