Florida's Uplands (Florida's Natural Ecosystems and Native Species #1) (Paperback)

By Ellie Whitney, D. Bruce Means, Anne Rudloe

Pineapple Press, 9781561646852, 176pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 2014

List Price: 19.95*
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Taken from the earlier book Priceless Florida (and modified for a stand-alone book), this volume discusses the well-drained areas of Florida, including high pine grasslands, flatwoods and prairies, interior scrub, hardwood hammocks, rocklands and caves, and beach dunes. Introduces readers to the trees and plants, insects, mammals, reptiles, and other species that live in Florida's unique uplands ecosystem.

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About the Author

Ellie Whitney was educated at Harvard and Washington Universities and has lived in Tallahassee since 1970. She has taught at Florida State and Florida A&M Universities and has authored more than two dozen college textbooks on health and related topics. She has spent more than 35 years exploring outdoor Florida and studying its ecology.