Archie Carr (1909-1987) was an eminent naturalist, writer, conservationist, and world authority on sea turtles. Throughout his life he wrote on many aspects of natural history, but he was particularly entranced by the wildlife and ecosystems of Florida, where he lived for more than fifty years. This book - a collection of essays on Florida - provides memorable details and anecdotes about the flora, fauna, and humans that have inhabited this colorful landscape.It probably gets a little nourishment out of the water that trickles down the bark of the tree it is growing on, but moss has ... Because Spanish moss hangs down instead of standing in upright rosettes, it looks nothing like most of its kin, though a ... Even in the coastal Southeast moss does not by any means flourish everywhere.
|Title||:||A Naturalist in Florida|
|Author||:||Archie Fairly Carr, Marjorie Harris Carr|
|Publisher||:||Yale University Press - 1996-09-01|