Field key to wild orchids of Scotland by Patrick Woods

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Published by HMSO in Edinburgh .

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  • Orchids -- Scotland.

Edition Notes

At head of title : Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

Book details

StatementPatrick Woods and Mary Bates.
ContributionsBates, Mary., Royal Botanic Garden (Edinburgh, Scotland)
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22028865M
ISBN 100114951055

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: All 28 species of Scotland's wild orchids are described in detail and illustrated with colour photographs. Up-to-date distribution maps and a comprehensive field key supplemented with line drawings.

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So I was fortunate to receive a BSBI Training Grant to attend the Field Study Council course ‘Wild Orchids of Scotland’ at Kindrogan, June 19 th – 23 rd, I departed Bangor, North Wales.

"Wild Orchids of Scotland" gives such large format books of photographs a good name. The field key, published separately as a small paperback,is useful, the short essays are interesting and informative.

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Botanist Ken Butler and photographer Ken Crossan have teamed up to interpret one of the most wonderfully wild landscapes in Britain, with miles of varied and magnificent coast, the empty and fascinating peatlands of the Flow Country, wetland plants of the river banks and loch margins and a range of woodland types arising from the subtle.

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