By Christopher Dixon
For centuries, botanists were interested in the rarest species, occasionally with dire outcomes for the species’ survival. during this e-book, nice Britain’s rarest flowering crops are mentioned in flip, together with the tales at the back of their discovery, the explanations for his or her rarity, and the paintings being performed to avoid wasting them from death out. it really is was hoping that it'll aid to throw mild on a number of the species that quite often achieve little consciousness, and foster an appreciation of our so much threatened plants.
This consultant describes sixty six local species of vegetation that experience the main narrowly limited levels in nice Britain. those diversity from continental, warmth-loving species within the south of britain to these chanced on simply at the optimum Scottish mountains. every one species is proven including its habitat to permit the reader to higher comprehend the ecological context. different scarce crops within the comparable zone are indicated.
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A Guide to Britain's Rarest Plants by Christopher Dixon