Identify thousands of wildflowers that spring up in Northeastern and North-Central North America. Text descriptions are accompanied by detailed drawings that highlight important distinctives with color illustration plates in the center that showcase some in full-color. Grouped by color and plant characteristics, 1,293 species in 84 families are described & illustrated. Geographical boundaries include eastern and north-central US westward to the Dakotas and southward to North Carolina and Arkansas, and adjacent parts of Canada. 420 pages, indexed. Interior of covers show a ruler for field measurements. Common plant terms with illustrations are also shown.