ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: July 7, 2001
Scottish Wild Plants: Their History, Ecology and Conservation
Edited by J. Wright
In every corner of Scotland, wild plants grow in habitats specific to their needs and evolution, from open moorland to mountain ledges and from grasslands to wetlands. From the Scots pine to the one-flowered wintergreen, “Scottish Wild Plants” provides a wealth of detailed factual material about over 40 of the most rare and interesting species, focussing on special features of interest, the history of their discovery and their particular ecological needs. It is superbly illustrated throughout with Sydney Clarke’s stunning photographs.
Reviews of Scottish Wild Plants: Their History, Ecology and Conservation
An easy, informative book, with beautiful photographs of flora and fauna in situ.' Garden Answers 'Absolutely superb.' Highland News 'Scottish Wild Plants offers an excellent introduction to the native flora of Scotland' Scottish Book Collector
Jenny Wright is a specialist in botany and an expert in conservation ecology. Philip Lusby is responsible for the Scottish Rare Plant Project, which is based at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.