This is the long-awaited second volume of Godfrey and Wooten's definitive survey of aquatic and wetland plants of the southeastern United States. It focuses on native and naturalized dicotyledons of the region and provides well-written, concise descriptions and keys for the identification of 1,084 species. A glossary of terms, list of references, separate indexes of common and scientific names, and nearly 400 well-executed drawings complete the volume.The first comprehensive survey of the aquatic and wetland plants of the Southeast, the Godfrey and Wooten volumes will prove invaluable to botanists, ecologists, college students, government agencies involved in land-use management, and nspecialists interested in the plant life and ecology of the region.
Robert K. Godfrey is Beadel Research Fellow at Tall Timbers Research Center in Tallahassee, Florida, and the coauthor of Trees of Northern Florida. His articles have appeared in Rhodora, American Midland Naturalist, and American Journal of Botany. Jean W. Wooten is professor of biology at the University of Southern Mississippi. Her articles have appeared in the Journal of Ecology, Rhodora, Brittonia, Canadian Journal of Botany, and Taxon.