Category bestseller now new and improved! Reviews of the first edition: " Wild Orchids of Floridais a 'must have' for everyone interested in these fascinating plants, whether you are a beginner or a professional. Brown is to be congratulated for this excellent book."-- Florida Scientist "Any bird watcher who lives in Florida and also watches plants should have this book, as should any reader who has an interest in orchids--no matter where he or she lives. It is beautifully done and will stand as one of the key references for the group for a long time."-- Bird Watcher's Digest First published in 2002, Wild Orchids of Floridawas the very first field guide for this orchid-rich state, and it inspired many to try their hand at orchid hunting. Because of its overwhelming popularity and in an attempt to provide the latest developments in orchid research, native orchid expert Paul Martin Brown follows up with this newly revised and expanded edition. The guide contains 200 new points of fact, including: more than 100 new county records established since 2002 three recently rediscovered species that have not been seen in 100 years two previously undocumented species, six new hybrids, and several new color forms described and illustrated for the first time the resurrection and revalidation of the little-used genus of Gymnadeniopsis 34 revised county distribution maps, 37 new color photos, and three new watercolors by Stan Folsom With its comprehensive yet easy-to-follow treatment, Wild Orchids of Floridaremains the essential field companion for professional botanists, native plant enthusiasts, nature lovers, or anyone who wants to learn more about what’s growing out in the wilds of Florida.Folsom, Stan is the author of 'Wild Orchids of Florida With References to the Atlantic And Gulf Coastal Plains' with ISBN 9780813029337 and ISBN 0813029333.