Field Guide to Australian wildflowers describes more than 1000 of the most common species found in Australia, each listed alphabetically within their family group. Species selected represent all the key floristic regions of Australia, including the Grampians in Victoria; the Barrens and Stirling Ranges in Western Australia; Sydney's heathlands and the tropical north.
Details provided to aid plant identification include; height, leaves, flowers, fruits, habitat, distribution and flowering season. Colour photography illustrates each species and, where helpful for identification purposes, line drawings of the leaf or fruit are also included.
The comprehensive introduction contains information on:
- how to identify wildflowers in the field, including structure, form and function;
- flower family groups;
- classification and terminology;
- vegetation zones.
Informative text, botanical line drawings and full-colour photographs make Field guide to Australian wildflowers an authoritative guide for anyone interested in Australia's flora.
Published by the The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney