Distribution of Wild Orchids on Long Island
Latham, Roy

Bay Shore New York: The Long Island Forum, 1940. F 8 pages; limited edition # 181. "...Of the sixty-six native species of orchids recognized in eastern North America, thirty species have been recorded from Long Island...The writer has personally located twenty-nine species growing on Long Island, and has the only records for the island for several species, which include the only stations for the crane-fly orchid, often referred to as New York state's rarest wild-flower. In annotating the following the list, habitation and all other data are cited in reference to where the species has been studied in Long Island territory..." This introduction is followed by a numbered list of 30 orchidaceae with Latin name, size, common names, range, habitat, commonality (or not) and other details for each. Approx. 6" x 9" size; stapled softcover printed paper covers; light wear to the binding; contents clean and in very good condition, interesting Long Island natural history & botanical science. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 26345)


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