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Field guide to the wild plants of Oman

Helen Pickering

Field guide to the wild plants of Oman

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Published by Kew Pub. in Kew .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants -- Oman -- Identification,
  • Plants -- Oman -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 271) and indexes.

    Other titlesWild plants of Oman
    StatementHelen Pickering and Annette Patzelt.
    GenreIdentification, Pictorial works
    ContributionsPatzelt, Annette.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK353.4 .P53 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 281 p. :
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23557447M
    ISBN 10184246177X
    ISBN 109781842461778
    LC Control Number2009437658

    The Sultanate of Oman is a desertic country which hosts a fully adapted to aridity. There are more than spieces of acacias, agaves, et and many bush with succulent or tough leaves. After the rains a carpet of scarse grass covers the soil. In high places giant juniper File Size: KB. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Field guide to the geology of Oman by Samir S. Hanna, , Historical Association of Oman edition, in English.   The “Birdwatching Guide to Oman” is well worth purchasing before a visit to the country. The book describes good areas for birding but these generally are places with good habitat for reptiles as well. The book provides GPS coordinates for each site. The “Birds of the United Arab Emirates” is a good new field guide to the UAE and most. The Forager's Virtual Wild Food Field Guide. To learn more about each of the delicious wild foods above click on an image or the names below! Wild Leeks | Morels | Brook Trout | Chanterelles | Black Trumpets | Porcini | Hen of the Woods. If you are new to collecting wild foods be sure to check out our Wild Food Basics our Credo and Disclaimer.


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