Vascular Plants of Alberta, Part 1

Vascular Plants of Alberta is a user-friendly, portable key to the ferns, fern allies, gymnosperms, and monocots of Alberta. This key to the species of Alberta will delight all those interested in botany, with its intuitive and exhaustive presentation of the plants, including new names and taxonomical understandings that have emerged in recent years. Designed to be carried into the field for handy reference and use, Vascular Plants of Alberta presents:
A list of all species, native and introduced, known to occur in Alberta, arranged alphabetically
Information on scientific names of taxa and their synonyms
Keys for identifying taxa, including infra specific
Descriptions of the major taxonomic categories
Discussion about taxonomic problems and relationships of the taxa
Distribution and habitat information for native species
Descriptions for new taxa

Table des matières

Table des matières
Full Cover 1
Half Title page 2
Full Title page 4
Copyright page 5
Table of Contents 6
Preface 8
Acknowlegdments 12
Key to the Major Groupsof Vascular Plants 14
Number of Taxa 15
PTERIDOPHYTAFERNS AND FERN ALLIES 16
FERN ALLIES 16
FERNS 29
SPERMATOPHYTA /SEED PLANTS 54
ANGIOSPERMAE / FLOWERING PLANTS MONOCOTYLEDONEAE /MONOCOTS 62
Bibliography 276
Geographical Abbreviations 280
Back cover 284