Wildflowers of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

David Chap­man

Wildflowers of Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly coverCorn­wall and the Isles of Scilly are home to some of the best dis­plays of wild­flowers in the world. From prim­roses and car­pets of blue­bells in spring, through thrift, orch­ids and pop­pies in sum­mer, to the stun­ning spec­tacle of heather and gorse in autumn, Corn­wall has it all. This book includes over 300 spe­cies, and 240 col­our pho­to­graphs. Whatever your level of interest, it will help you to get the best out of our wildflowers.

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David Chap­man is pas­sion­ate about the pro­tec­tion of our wild places, and is a former trustee of the Corn­wall Wild­life Trust. He is a pro­fes­sional pho­to­grapher and writer, and the author of Wild about Corn­wall, Pen­with Moods, Birds of Corn­wall and the Isles of ScillyExplor­ing the Cornish Coast, Inspir­a­tional Islands: The Isles of Scilly, St Ives and St Ives Bay, A Cornish Year, Walk­ing in Pen­with, Pho­to­graph­ing Corn­wall and Walk­ing on the Liz­ard, and pho­to­grapher for Iconic Corn­wall. His work is fea­tured reg­u­larly in magazines, and his pho­to­graphs are stocked by a num­ber of pho­to­graphic lib­rar­ies. David has twice won double awards from the Out­door Writers & Pho­to­graph­ers Guild for Pho­to­graphy and Excel­lence in Writ­ing, and his pho­to­graphs reg­u­larly win com­pet­i­tions at both local and national levels.

Wild­flowers of Corn­wall and the Isles of Scilly is pub­lished in our Pocket Corn­wall series.

  • Intro­duc­tion
  • About this Book
  • The Spe­cies
  • Alien Spe­cies
  • Gloss­ary
  • Some Top Spots for Wildflowers
  • Index of Wildflowers
  • Organ­iz­a­tions and Groups

ISBN: 9780906720646
1st edi­tion
104 pages
240 col­our pho­to­graphs (approx)
150 x 153 mm

packed with fant­astic images and clear inform­a­tion … com­pact enough to carry around on a day out …’
‘David has an ultra-​​keen eye and a real pas­sion for his sub­ject.’ (West­ern Morn­ing News, 26.04.08)

David wisely refrains from over­whelm­ing us with too much tech­nical inform­a­tion. Instead he provides us with all we need to know as starters. … col­our pho­to­graphs alone are superb: fully indexed with all man­ner of extra inform­a­tion’ (The Cornish­man, 01.05.08)

Here at last is a small book which is simple to use …
‘…will stim­u­late interest, and do much to pro­mote the pleas­ure of study­ing wild­flowers more closely’ (Cornish World, 58, June/​July 2008)

inform­at­ive and … crammed with bril­liant pho­to­graphs. … con­veni­ent for a large pocket, … with just the right amount of inform­a­tion …
‘ … the pho­to­graphs look superb. … This use­ful little volume also includes a gloss­ary and a list of top spots for find­ing these flowers.’ (Vital­ity Mat­ters, June 2008)

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