Plants of the Victorian High Country - A Field Guide for Walkers

Author(s): John Murphy; Bill Dowling

Plants & General

* Simple keys for each group
* High quality color photographs allow easy identification
* Contains a glossary of terms and list of plants by family

This book will allow anyone with little botanical knowledge to identify plants that they are most likely to encounter while walking in Victoria's High Country. The guide is written in plain English and includes a glossary of botanical terms.

Plants of the Victorian High Countrycontains species descriptions and photographs of plants to be found along popular walking tracks, such as Harrietville to Mt. Feathertop and Mt. Hotham. Plants of the montane, sub-alpine and alpine zones are included, sorted into five easily distinguished groups:

* herbs
* daisy herbs
* low woody shrubs
* tall shrubs and trees * eucalypts

The guide features straightforward identification keys and clear photos of the leaves, flowers and stems of the plant.

If you are a nature lover planning to walk in the Victorian High Country, this book is an essential addition to your backpack.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781486309016
  • : CSIRO Publishing
  • : CSIRO Publishing
  • : October 2018
  • : 1.1 Centimeters X 14.8 Centimeters X 21.5 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 168
  • : John Murphy; Bill Dowling