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Aquatic Plants of Pennsylvania : A Complete Reference Guide.

Author/Creator:
Block, Timothy A.
Publication:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.
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1 online resource (321 pages)
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Subjects:
Aquatic plants -- Pennsylvania -- Identification.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The first complete identification guide to the aquatic plants of Pennsylvania, this reference provides illustrations and detailed descriptions of the more than 200 native and invasive species known to inhabit the Commonwealth's waterways.
Contents:
Cover
Title Page
Copyright Page
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1. Evolution and Ecology
Evolution and Form of Aquatic Plants
Role of Plants in Aquatic Ecosystems
Types of Aquatic Ecosystems
Management of Aquatic Ecosystems
Chapter 2. Identification Keys for the Aquatic Plants of Pennsylvania
Key to Growth Habit Groups
Key to Emergent Plants
Key to Floating-leaf Plants
Key to Thalloid or Tiny Floating Plants
Key to Submergent Leafy-stemmed Plants
Key to Submergent Rosette-forming Plants
Key to Submergent Plants with Finely Divided Leaves
Chapter 3. Emergent Plants
Arrow-arum, tuckahoe
Arrowhead
Beggar-ticks/bur-marigold
Bulrush
Bur-reed
Cat-tail
Chinese lobelia
Flowering-rush
Goldenclub
Grasses
Water horsetail
Iris
Lizard's-tail
Mud-plantain
Pickerel-weed
Bayonet rush
Smartweed
Spike-rush
Three-way sedge
Twig-rush
Water-hemp ragweed
Water-horehound
Water-parsnip
Water-plantain
Water-primrose
Water-purslane
Water-willow
Watercress
Chapter 4. Floating-leaf Plants
Floating-heart
American lotus
Water-chestnut
European water-clover
Water-lily
Watershield
Chapter 5. Thalloid and/or Tiny Floating Plants
Aquatic liverworts
Charophyte algae
Duckweed, watermeal, water-flaxseed, and bogmat
Eastern mosquito fern
Riverweed
Chapter 6. Submergent Leafy-stemmed Plants
Aquatic mosses
Hydrilla
Pondweeds
Water star-grass
Waternymph, naiad
Water-starwort
Waterweed
Waterwort
Chapter 7. Submergent Rosette-forming Plants
Mudmat
Pipewort
Quillwort
Water lobelia
Water-celery, eel-grass
Chapter 8. Submergent Plants with Finely Divided Leaves
Bladderwort
Coontail, hornwort
Fanwort
Mermaid-weed.
Water-crowfoot
Water-marigold
Water-milfoil
Glossary
References and Sources
Appendix: Taxonomic List of Plants Included
Index.
Notes:
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Rhoads, Ann Fowler.
Anisko, Anna.
Other format:
Print version: Block, Timothy A. Aquatic Plants of Pennsylvania
ISBN:
9780812205046
9780812243062
OCLC:
822890078