Flora of the British Isles
Originally published in paperback in 1990, this is the third edition of Flora of the British Isles. Its purpose was the accurate identification of all British plants, including a large number of commonly grown related garden plants and well-established aliens. In addition, invaluable information concerning the ecology, geographical distribution, evolutionary history and agricultural significance of the plants is provided.
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