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Which Native Forest Plant?

New Ecology Edition

Andrew Crowe

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Penguin Books (NZ)
27 March 2009
This best-selling classic by Andrew Crowe includes comprehensive information on the identification, ecology and uses of New Zealand's native plants.

This best-selling classic by Andrew Crowe includes comprehensive information on the identification, ecology and uses of New Zealand's native plants.

Use Andrew Crowe's unique leaf key to confidently identify the shrubs, climbers, perching plants and groundcovers of New Zealand's native forest. Colour photographs of leaves and associated creatures, graphics giving plant shape and height, plant distribution maps and ID checklists clearly listing distinguishing features are all helpful tools to identify New Zealand's native forest plants.

Discover the known uses of each plant, from snow sandals, hair ties, combs, whistles, baskets and dyes, to food, medicine and timber. Also, learn how to grow each plant in your own garden.
By:   Andrew Crowe
Imprint:   Penguin Books (NZ)
Country of Publication:   New Zealand
Edition:   4th edition
Dimensions:   Height: 213mm,  Width: 153mm,  Spine: 6mm
Weight:   172g
ISBN:   9780143009016
ISBN 10:   014300901X
Pages:   64
Publication Date:   27 March 2009
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Andrew Crowe is a best-selling author with a special interest in helping make nature accessible to beginners of all ages. He has written over 40 nature books covering seashells, insects, spiders, birds and other animals and plants. Andrew has won numerous New Zealand book awards, including the Margaret Mahy Medal in 2009 for his overall contribution to children's literature and the Ashton Wylie Award in 2005 for a biography for teenagers on the Dalai Lama. His latest book, Pathway of the Birds- The Voyaging Achievements of Maori and their Polynesian Ancestors (Bateman), received 4 book awards in 2019.

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