Wildflowers: A Fully Illustrated, Authoritative and Easy-to-Use Guide (A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press) (Paperback)
This is a practical beginner's guide to the most common American wildflowers. Emphasis is on those with showy petals and those that the amateur is most likely to see. Special features include:
Where to look for wildflowers
Tips on how to collect and grow them
Simplified range maps
As an added aid to quick and easy identification, the flowers are grouped according to color.
Herbert S. Zim was a naturalist, author, editor, and educator best known as the founder and editor in chief of the classic, pocket-sized Golden Guides series of nature books.
Rudolf Freund contributed to nature guides from Golden Guides and St. Martin's Press.