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Flora of County Limerick (2013)

Author: Sylvia C.P. Reynolds
published by the National Botanic Gardens: May 2013
25 x 17.5 cm; 589 pp.
Hardback: € 22.50
Postage within Ireland: € 7.50
Postage to UK: € 12.50
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This is the first flora of the county, with accounts for over 1100 native and alien flowering plants, ferns, fern-allies and conifers growing in the wild from the Shannon Estuary to the Galty Mountains. It gives their frequency, distribution and habitats in the county, with first and historical records. Introductory chapters include a history of botanical recording in Limerick, a description of the varied terrain, accounts of the main Limerick habitats with their characteristic species, and an analysis of the overall flora. The Flora is the result of some thirty years of fieldwork and research by botanist Sylvia Reynolds, author of A catalogue of alien plants in Ireland (2002), latterly assisted by freshwater ecologist Julian Reynolds.




Flora of County Waterford (2008) Cover

Flora of County Waterford (2008)

Author: Paul Green
published by the National Botanic Gardens: August 2008
24 x 17 cm; 401 pp.
Softback: € 25
Postage within Ireland: € 7.50
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With detailed introductory chapters outlining the history of botanical recording in the county, the fieldwork involved, including some of Paul's favourite botanical walks, and a description of the geology, topography and habitats found in the county. The species accounts give a summary of the status, ecology, and distribution of 1,530 taxa recorded since 1746. For the majority of species there are tetrad maps.




Flora of County Cavan (2001) Cover

A catalogue of alien plants in ireland (2002)

Author: Sylvia C.P. Reynolds
Occasional Papers No. 14 of the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin.
Published 2002.
21 x 15 cm; pp.414.
Softback: € 25
Hardback: € 40
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There are records for approximately 920 alien plant species and hybrids found in Ireland since the beginning of the 19th century. This catalogue presents information on the status, first or earliest records, locations and literature records of all these taxa. In addition there is a chapter on the History and an analysis of the alien flora of Ireland.



Flora of County Cavan (2001) Cover

The Flora of County Cavan (2001)

Author: Patrick. A. Reilly
Occasional Paper No. 13 of the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin.
Published 2001.
21 x 15 cm; p.177. 16 colour plates.
Softback: € 16
Hardback: € 20
Postage within Ireland: € 1.90
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A concise vascular plant flora of County Cavan, Ireland. With introductory chapter on Geology and Landscape, and an extensive history of Botanical exploration in the county. The distribution of each species is summarised and details of locations are given. Appendices give reference to all historical records and to the botanists who made them. A listing of Areas of Scientific Interest, a topographical index, a geological map and an outline map enabling accurate placement of grid references are also provided.



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Census Catalogue (1987)

Author: Mary J.P. Scannell and Donal M. Synnott
21 x 15 cm; p.171. Large fold-out map (45 x 35 cm) showing the vice-county divisions.
Softback only: € 6
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The census catalogue is based on the work of R.Ll. Praeger in Irish Topographical Botany (1901). It comprises a listing of vascular plant taxa in Ireland and their distribution across the 40 vice-counties. This edition (the second) was published in 1987. Further information on the first records for taxa or vice-counties since Irish Topographical Botany are detailed in Occasional Papers Nos. 3 & 5.