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The milkweed lands : an epic story of one plant, its nature and ecology  Cover Image Book Book

The milkweed lands : an epic story of one plant, its nature and ecology / by Eric Lee-Mäder ; illustrated by Beverly Duncan.


Follow a year in the life of milkweed, and discover the remarkable role this often-overlooked plant plays in sustaining the meadow ecosystem. The text by Lee-Mäder celebrates the resilience and significance of this native North American plant and the many lives that depend on it, from bees on the blossoms and monarch caterpillars on the leaves to beetles in the silken pods. -- adapted from back cover.

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  • ISBN: 9781635864366
  • ISBN: 1635864364
  • Physical Description: 114 pages : color llustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword / by Joan Edwards, PhD -- Preface: The milkweed lands -- A thousand forgotten names -- Prairie winter -- Spring in the bee-pastures -- Summer currents -- Autumn rot & parenthood -- How to start milkweed from seed.
Subject: Milkweeds.
Milkweeds > Ecology.
Milkweeds > History.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kenton County.


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Independence Branch 583.956 L482m 2023 (Text) 33126025425814 New Adult Nonfiction Available -

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