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The Marine World
A Natural History of Ocean Life
Frances Dipper
The Marine World is a book for everyone with an interest in the ocean, from the marine biologist or student wanting expert knowledge of a particular group to the naturalist or diver exploring the seashore and beyond. 



Mosses, Liverworts, and Hornworts
A Field Guide to Common Bryophytes of the Northeast
Ralph Pope
This photo-based field guide to the more common or distinctive bryophytes of northeastern North America gives beginners the tools they need to identify most specimens without using a compound microscope.



Trees
A Complete Guide to Their Biology and Structure
Roland Ennos
Illustrated with more than 120 stunning color images from around the world, Trees provides fascinating insights into the biology of these magnificent plants.



Tropical Fruits and Other Edible Plants of the World
An Illustrated Guide
Rolf Blancke
Illustrated with high-quality photographs taken on location in the plants' natural environment, this field guide describes more than three hundred species of tropical and subtropical species of fruits, tubers, and spices.



Orchids of Tropical America
An Introduction and Guide
Joe E. Meisel, Ronald S. Kaufmann, Franco Pupulin
An entertaining, informative, and splendidly illustrated introduction to the orchid family for enthusiasts and newcomers seeking to learn about more than 120 widespread orchid genera ranging from Mexico and the Caribbean to Bolivia and Brazil.



Freshwater Dinoflagellates of North America
Susan Carty
The first taxonomic guide of freshwater dinoflagellate species reported from North America published since 1934.



Air Plants
Epiphytes and Aerial Gardens
David H. Benzing
David H. Benzing explains in nontechnical language the anatomical and physiological adaptations that allow ephiphytes to conserve water, thrive without the benefit of soil, and engage in unusual relationships with animals.



The World of Northern Evergreens
E. C. Pielou
E. C. Pielou introduces the biology of the northern forests and provides a unique invitation to naturalists, ecologists, foresters, and everyone who wants to learn about this unique and threatened northern world and the species that make it their home.



Wild Urban Plants of the Northeast
A Field Guide
Peter Del Tredici
The book covers 222 species of plants that flourish in harsh urban and suburban environments without human intervention. Del Tredici stresses that it is important to notice, recognize, and appreciate their contribution to the quality of urban life.



Seedlings of Barro Colorado Island and the Neotropics
Nancy C. Garwood
Knowledge of seedling ecology is essential for understanding the local abundance, distribution, and dynamics of plant species, for deciphering the mechanisms of high species diversity in tropical forests, and for forest conservation and management.



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