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Life and lore of Illinois wildflowers

  • 238 Pages
  • 0.11 MB
  • English
Illinois State Museum , Springfield, Ill
Wild flowers -- Illinois., Wild flowers -- Illinois -- Folklore., Ethnobotany -- Illinois., Plants, Useful -- Illinois., Folklore -- Illi


Illinois., Ill

Statementby William E. Werner, Jr. ; photographs by William E. Werner, Jr. ; drawings by Sharron Davis Schumann.
LC ClassificationsQK157 .W47 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 238 p., [16] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2045985M
ISBN 100897921178
LC Control Number88023073

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Illinois Wildflowers. Prairie Wildflowers Savanna & Thicket Wildflowers Woodland Wildflowers Wetland Wildflowers Weedy Wildflowers Grasses, Sedges, Rushes, & Spore-bearing Vascular Plants Trees, Shrubs, & Woody Vines Mosses & Liverworts Plant-feeding Insect Database Flower-visiting Insect.

The book includes dozens of photographs, both old and new, which bring the man and his gift to life for the reader. To purchase and coordinate mailing or curbside pick-up, call between 9am-5pm (Monday-Friday). of Illinois Wildflowers: Return to Illinois Wildflowers Click on links at right for specific insect visitors of plant species: Database Description Bird Database Bee Database Wasp, Ant, & Sawfly Database Fly Database Butterfly, Skipper, & Moth Database Beetle Database.

Life and Lore of Illinois Wildflowers William Ernest Werner Snippet view - () wrote many scientific works as well as books that explained botany to lay readers.

In addition to serving as the first Dean and Director of the State College of Agriculture at Cornell, Bailey played a prominent role in the development of. species but also the Illinois wildlife that depend on them.

Check local gardening stores or go online to purchase Illinois wildflower seeds and seedlings. Wildflowers in Danger: Some wildflowers are hurt by their own stunning beauty. Showy lady’s slippers are a state endangered species due to over-picking. Wildflower Information from the California Academy of Science: This site contains excellent material on the classification and identification of wildflowers in California--here Wildflowers in Bloom: This page was created by the Horticulture Program of the Texas Agricultural Extension Service and is a photo album of wildflowers found throughout.

In her lovely book Herbal Rituals, Judith Berger envisions the springtime as the Goddess in her maiden aspect: "In Hebrew the word for life, chai, is also the root of the word meaning wild she-animal, (chaiya), and this is how I see the spring: as a wild, untamed maiden bounding over the dark earth, her footfall touching all life with more life.

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Below are just a few examples of wildflower lore. However, in each of the plant profiles on this website, you'll find each wildflower species page tells you if that species is one with medicinal properties, or if the wildflower has a rich history of folklore and legend.

These examples are provided only to open this fascinating subject. Urban Programs Resource Network. Hort Corner; Just for Kids; Home & Money; Schools Online; Nutrition & Health; All About 4-H; Parenting & Seniors; Env.

Stewardship. Illinois Indian story about a woman who became a turtle. Rabbit and Possum: Miami-Illini story about how Rabbit got his harelip. How Wisakatchekwa Got Into Some Trouble: Illini stories about the demigod Wiskatchekwa.

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Please use this display as a guideline and modify as needed. close Email This. Beautiful handbook to the life and lore of Western Canada's wildflowers. Watercolor paintings & text by J. Ward-Harris ; with a foreword by J. Fenwick Lansdowne. xx, p.: col.

ill. ; 28 cm. Includes index. : More Than Meets the Eye: The Life and Lore of Western Wildflowers (signed): Signed and dated () by author/illustrator Ward-Harris on title page. Bumped and rubbed on ends of spine and on rear lower corner, faded on top and bottom edge, horizontal crease on spine near head, corners rubbed and bowed, light smudge on bottom edge.

“ It is a wonderful location for bird enthusiasts, it has an amazing assortment of wildflowers (in season) and other wetland plants you are unlikely to see at most State or National Parks. “ We were looking for a walk where we could see birds, mammals, trees, water, and amazing views.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: color illustrations ; 15 x 23 cm: Responsibility: by Sylvan T. Illinois Wildflowers: Dr.

John Hilty's website with "descriptions, photographs, and range maps of many wildflowers in Illinois." This is one of my favorite sites for wildflower identification. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas at Austin: Perhaps the most comprehensive native wildflower information site in the United.

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As ofspecies of plants are listed as endangered in Illinois and 76 are threatened for the state. While not all of these species are woodland wildflowers, the threats to all plant species are important.

In the past, habitat destruction has been the main problem facing Illinois’ native plants.While the main part of the book is organized by plant family, there is a color-keyed section of thumbnails that allows a quick scan for identification, and there are illustrated keys for 12 of the families.

This is my favorite wildflower identification book that I have, and I consider it a "must have" for wildflower enthusiasts in the region.Shipping fee is included (within the contiguous US). By Don Kurz The beautiful full-color photographs of flowering species found in IL and surrounding states are grouped by color for easy reference.

A very inclusive guidebook and a "must have" if you live in IL, IA, IN, or MO.