Books by New York Botanical Garden
Do you know when to look for the first blooms of Wild Columbine? Can you tell a yucca from an agave based on their flowers? If you, like millions of others, love to seek out new flowers in the wild, these flashcards will be your perfect knowledge builder and outdoor companion. On each card you'll find:
a detailed illustration of a common North American wildflowerthe flower’s popular and Latin name information on habitat, flowering season, range, and conservation.
Whether you’re a new explorer or a perennial wildflower hunter, New York Botanical Garden Wildflower Identification Flashcards will make it easy to identify your floral findings. The laminated cards easily wipe clean after a romp through the meadows and the convenient size makes it easy to slip a few into a pocket or toss the whole deck into a daypack. You can also use the cards to sharpen your skills before the flowers start blooming or just enjoy the exquisite artwork from the archives of the New York Botanical Gardens.
Can you tell a Morel from an Inky Cap, or a Puffball from a Lion’s Mane? If you, like millions of others, are mushroom-curious, these flashcards will be your perfect knowledge builder and outdoor companion. On each card you'll find:
- a detailed illustration of a common North American mushroom
- key identifiers, such as the mushroom's gills, spore, bulb, and cap
- the mushroom’s popular and Latin name
- information on size, color, spore print, season, habitat, and range drawn from The National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms and National Audubon Society Mushrooms of North America.
Whether you’re a new explorer or a seasoned mushroom hunter, New York Botanical Garden Mushroom Identification Flashcards will make it easy to identify your fungi findings—and the laminated cards easily wipe clean after a trip through the woods. An additional card also offers authoritative online and print resources for any aspiring forager. This deck is not a resource for identifying mushrooms to eat.
Take these cards on a country walk or camping trip as you spot mushrooms in the wild—or enjoy learning with the colorful images from the New York Botanical Garden archives from the comfort of home.