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Primrose
ISBN: HB: 9781789140774, Reaktion Books, March 2019
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 115 colour illus.
For centuries the common primrose has spread breathtaking carpets of pale lemon yellow across the globe. They are flowers of the field, hedgerow and meadow, and one of the most important garden flowers. Abundant, edible and beneficial for many ailmen...
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Carnivorous Plants
ISBN: HB: 9781789140521, Reaktion Books, March 2019
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 110 illus., 100 in colour
Carnivorous plants are a unique group, possessing modified leaves to trap, kill and consume small creatures. As a result they are often depicted as killers in films and literature, yet others regard them as exotic and beautiful specimens to collect a...
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Birch
ISBN: HB: 9781789140118, Reaktion Books, November 2018
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 80 in colour
Elegant and beautiful, rich in history and supremely useful, birches have played an extraordinary yet largely unrecognized part in shaping both our natural environment and the material culture and beliefs of millions of people around the world. For...
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Rose
ISBN: HB: 9781789140132, Reaktion Books, November 2018
208 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 80 in colour
The rose is the world's favourite flower – and always has been. It is the greatest floral symbol of love and romance the world over, and touches people's hearts at many points in their lives as the flower most often chosen to celebrate significant mi...
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Sunflowers
ISBN: HB: 9781780239262, Reaktion Books, June 2018
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 105 illus., 87 in colour
Sunflowers are the most recognizable members of the world's largest family of plants, Asteraceae, which includes lettuce, chrysanthemums, asters, dahlias and weeds. The sunflower family is found in almost all habitats, from the driest deserts through...
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Palm
ISBN: HB: 9781780239170, Reaktion Books, June 2018
232 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 114 illus., 97 in colour
The extraordinary palm: diverse, prolific, essential, symbolic and often sacred, exotic – and at times erotic – exploited and controversial. The signature plant of the tropics and subtropics, these record-breaking botanicals produce the world's bigge...
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Rhododendron
ISBN: HB: 9781780238159, Reaktion Books, September 2017
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 30 black&white illus., 70 colour illus.
Has ever a group of plants inspired such love in some, and hatred in others, as the rhododendrons? Their beauty is unarguable and they can clothe whole hillsides or gardens with colour. Their propensity towards sexual infidelity made them popular wit...
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Cactus
ISBN: HB: 9781780237220, Reaktion Books, April 2017
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 101 colour illus., 16 black&white illus.
Cacti are full of contradictions. Although they can be found in some of the harshest, driest and most barren environments on earth, some are delicate tropical plants that grow high among the branches of the rainforest canopy. Many examples bristle wi...
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Tulip
ISBN: HB: 9781780237596, Reaktion Books, April 2017
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 70 colour plates, 30 halftones
Wild tulips originally grew across Asia, often on the slopes of remote mountain ranges; the malleable genes of these progenitors gave rise to tulips' unrivalled variety of colour and form. In "Tulip", Celia Fisher traces the story of this important a...
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Poppy
ISBN: HB: 9781780236537, Reaktion Books, November 2016
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 70 colour illus., 30 black&white illus.
?The poppy is the classic cornfield plant. Throughout history it has been one of the most successful of all agricultural weeds. Its brilliant colour has made it one of our best-known plants – it is beloved of artists and poets, though often hated by...
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