By Christopher Dixon
For centuries, botanists were attracted to the rarest species, occasionally with dire outcomes for the species’ survival. during this publication, nice Britain’s rarest flowering vegetation are mentioned in flip, together with the tales at the back of their discovery, the explanations for his or her rarity, and the paintings being performed to avoid wasting them from demise out. it really is was hoping that it'll support to throw mild on a number of the species that typically achieve little realization, and foster an appreciation of our such a lot threatened plants.
This advisor describes sixty six local species of crops that experience the main narrowly constrained levels in nice Britain. those diversity from continental, warmth-loving species within the south of britain to these stumbled on simply at the maximum Scottish mountains. every one species is proven including its habitat to permit the reader to higher comprehend the ecological context. different scarce vegetation within the comparable zone are indicated.
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A Guide to Britain's Rarest Plants by Christopher Dixon