PRLog - Oct. 14, 2012 - MECHANICSBURG, Pa. -- Mechanicsburg, PA - Sunbury Press has re-released Susan Munch's field guide "Outstanding Mosses and Liverworts of Pennsylvania and Nearby States. The initial print run has sold out, and demand continues to be steady from researchers, academics and college bookstores.
Outstanding Mosses and Liverworts of Pennsylvania and Nearby States
About the book:
The first color field guide for mosses in the Mid-Atlantic region - its detailed color photographs allow easy identification of many of the commonest and most striking mosses and liverworts, without the use of a microscope.
"At last an accessible field guide for common Pennsylvania Mosses. The beautiful color photographs and clear descriptions make this book suitable for the non-botanist."
"Bryophytes are an unjustifiably neglected group, and Munch's book will inspire both amateur and professional interest." -- Steve Grund, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
"Her enthusiasm for these overlooked but fascinating plants is contagious."
"I'm so glad to finally have a book which stimulates student interest in these attractive little plants. I will use it in my field botany course." -- Carol Loeffler, Dickinson College
Spiral Bound 8.3 x 5.3
90 pages w/color photos
About the author:
Susan Munch teaches botany at Albright College in Reading PA and frequently leads nature walks and directs workshops on ferns, mosses, and liverworts in Pennsylvania. Her experience with lower plants is also extensive in Ohio and Maryland. She is a graduate of Swarthmore College with a Ph.D. in botany from the University of Washington.
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