Wildflowers of New York City (Hardcover)

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Description


New York City is defined by a certain kind of grit and perseverance, its history sprinkled with stories of unlikely successes found where most would not have thought to go. The flora and fauna of the five boroughs are no exception, and Wildflowers of New York City introduces us to some of the over 2,000 wildflowers that eke out an existence there.

Andrew Garn's stunning photography invites us to look, and then look again--to appreciate the marvels that we might have otherwise passed by. Through his lens, the humble burdock and chicory become works of art. Pokeweed assumes an ethereal beauty.

Wildflowers of New York City encourages readers to take the time to notice the hidden, to seek out and reflect on the overlooked beauty in crowded spaces, and to wonder at these tenacious plants that thrive and prosper in ways and places we might never expect.

Contributors Allison C. Meier, Donald J. Leopold

About the Author


Andrew Garn is a New York City photographer and writer who specializes in subjects in the natural world. He is the author of The New York Pigeon. Follow him on Instagram @newyorkwildflower and @newyorkPigeon.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781501751622
ISBN-10: 150175162X
Publisher: Three Hills
Publication Date: March 15th, 2021
Pages: 208
Language: English