Author(s): Chris Oxlade
One of a series of books which explores plants, their structures, life processes, adaptation, classification and uses. The series' coverage includes curriculum-appropriate science, using both familiar, everyday examples and unusual or extreme examples. Amazing facts, extreme habitats, plant oddities such as carnivores, symbiotes and parasites are dotted throughout the text to sustain interest. The text also includes key science discoveries through time, project ideas to reinforce scientific concepts, and the significant explorers and collectors who recorded plants.