Botany In A Day: The Patterns Method of Plant Identification

By: Elpel, Thomas J.

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Botany in a Day is changing the way people learn about plants! Tom's book has gained a nationwide audience almost exclusively by word-of-mouth. It is now used as a text at universities and high schools as well as herbal and wilderness schools across North America. Instead of presenting individual plants, Botany in a Day unveils the patterns of identification and uses among related plants, giving readers simple tools to rapidly unlock the mysteries of the new species they encounter throughout the continent. Too often people try to identify plants one-at-a-time, without rhyme or reason. Now you can cut years off the process of learning about plants and their uses. Tom's book helps you beyond the piece-meal approach to botany and herbalism towards a more whole approach. Within 1 1/2 hours you can understand the big-picture of botany and herbalism. Learn how related plants have similar features for identification. Discover how they often have similar properties and similar uses. Most plant books cover only one or two hundred species. Botany in a Day includes more than 100 plant families and over 700 genera--applicable to many thousands of species. By the end of the day you will have a functional knowledge of botany. You will be able to continue growing your knowledge of plants and plant patterns--in the wild, in your garden, among house plants, even at the florist. Understand the magic of patterns among plants, and the world will never look the same again! 5th Edition, January 2004. 221 pages. The new edition includes an expanded tutorial section, a few additional families of plants, plus Tom worked over every illustration in the book. Botany in a Day includes four indexes.


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Learn to identify plants by the hundreds, based on the principle that related plants have similar patterns for identification and that they often have similar uses.

Title: Botany In A Day: The Patterns Method of Plant Identification

Author Name: Elpel, Thomas J.

Categories: Field Guides, How-To Manuals, D.I.Y. & Reference
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Edition: 5

Publisher: MOUNTAIN PR:

ISBN Number: 1892784157

ISBN Number 13: 9781892784155

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Brand New

Seller ID: 2364