By Howard P. Boyd
The majestic area of New Jersey known as the pine barrens is a vast natural area acknowledged worldwide for its unique flora. In this guide, Howard P. Boyd offers readers 150 detailed descriptions along with 130 color photographs of the most commonly-seen pine barrens wild flower species. Avoiding highly technical language and terminology, Boyd makes it easy for anyone to identify and appreciate these natural beauties of the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Organized chronologically by blossoming times, this insightful guide is a must-have for anyone interested in the flora of the pine barrens.
Howard Boyd is a pine barrens naturalist and the author of A Field Guide to the Pine Barrens of New Jersey, Wildflowers of the Pine Barrens of New Jersey, and A Pine Barrens Odyssey: A Naturalistís Year in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences with an emphasis in Botany from Boston University and a Master of Science degree in Entomology from the University of Delaware.
In May 2002, The Garden Club of New Jersey awarded Howard Boyd with its highest honor The Medal of the Garden Club of New Jersey.