From tiny woodland flowers, to familiar garden beauties, to hallmark trees of the forests, sixty botanical painting and drawings reflect the tradition of great artist of the past. Complementing paintings of plants are forty detailed paintings of butterflies, moths, and other insect pollinators, emphasizing vital plant-insect interrelationships that support our planet's complex ecosystem.
Entertaining narratives describe the plants, their habitat, and their usefulness in gardens or wild areas. Fascinating notes relate way Native Americans and colonist in the mid-Atlantic area of the United States used plants for food, medicine, and tools.
A visual feast of historic garden flowers and woodland plants where butterflies and moths hover over fragrant blossoms - Native Plants of the Mid Atlantic illustrates the incredible beauty of Earth's plants and pollinators.
Hardcover, 144 pages.