Source: Ohio State University

There is finally a weed identification book with photos that addresses weeds in our area, Weeds of the Midwestern United States and Central Canada. This weed ID book features more than 1,400 full-color photographs and 363 maps, and provides essential information on more than 350 of the most troublesome weedy and invasive plants found in this region.

The guide identifies each plant at various stages of its life cycle, and offers useful details about its origin, habitat, morphology, biology, distribution and toxic properties. The book also includes illustrations of the most common characteristics of plants and terms used to describe them, a key to plant families included in the book, a glossary of frequently used terms, a bibliography and indexes of scientific and common plant names.

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