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Forest Plot



Vascular Flora of Wisconsin - Botany 401
Spring 2020



Required Books


Black, M.R. and E.J. Judziewicz. 2009. Wildflowers of Wisconsin and the Great Lakes Region - A Comprehensive Field Guide. University of Wisconsin Press. Madison - just published guide specific to Wisconsin; nicely illustrated with descriptions, diagnostic features, and biogeographical distributions. ISBN 9780299230548 [approximately $25 on Amazon]

Purchase a hand lens and dissecting kit for use in the lab - all are available at the University Bookstore.

Recommended books (all available in lab; * will be used extensively in lab):

*Voss, E.G. & Reznicek, A.A. 2012. Field Manual of Michigan Flora. University of Michigan Press. Ann Arbor. ISBN 9780472118

Cobb, B., E. Farnsworth, and C. Lowe. 2005. Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America. 2nd edition. [Peterson Field Guides]. Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA. – the best up-to-date guide to ferns and their relatives. ISBN 0618394960-0

Harris, J. G. and M. W. Harris. 1994. Plant Identification Terminology. An Illustrated Glossary. Spring Lake Publ. Spring Lake, Utah.

Barnes, B.V. and W.H. Wagner, Jr. 2003. Michigan Trees: A Guide to the Trees of the Great Lakes Region. University of Michigan Press - authoratative book on trees (and some shrubs) of this area

Barnes, B.V., C.W. Dick, and M.E. Gunn. 2016. Michigan Shrubs and Vines: A Guide to the Species of the Great Lakes Region. University of Michigan Press. Ann Arbor.

Petrides, G. A. 1986. Peterson Field Guides: Trees and Shrubs. Houghton Mifflin Co. - superb guide to all woody plants (trees, shrubs, vines) in NE and N Central USA and adjacent parts of Canada.