Wild Green Things in the City: A Book of Weeds

  • Title: Wild Green Things in the City: A Book of Weeds
  • Author: Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden
  • ISBN: 9780690890679
  • Page: 194
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Wild Green Things in the City A Book of Weeds Introduces in text and detailed illustrations the characteristics of common plants that grow in the city during various months of the year
    Introduces in text and detailed illustrations the characteristics of common plants that grow in the city during various months of the year.

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    About Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden


    1. Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden, a renowned and popular botanical artist whose subjects ranged from the flowers found in Shakespeare to the weeds found in New York City, was the author of than 20 books.She worked mainly in watercolor, producing elegantly detailed images of flowers, insects, herbs and birds.Two of her books won awards from the American Library Association Her work was also shown in museums and at botanical gardens, including the Smithsonian, the New York Public Library and the Denver Art Museum.


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    1. Brilliant botanical illustrator Anne Ophelia Dowden created this book on the plants 'we find in these truly neglected city lots,' mostly in her home of New York City but with sidelights on Denver and Los Angeles. Laid out around the plant year and plant structures: April: Roots, May: Leaves, June: Flowers, Summer: Composites and Grasses, Autumn: Seeds, with additional chapters on [Weed] survival and Plants and People (for us in the 21st century, a reminder that the pollution of the mid-20th cent [...]

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