Plants of the Chesapeake Bay deserves shelf space in the library of every Chesapeake boater who would like to understand how our Bay's ecosystem works.(John Page Williams Chesapeake Bay Magazine)
Plants of the Chesapeake Bay is a beautiful book covering a beautiful region.(Choice)
Dr. Musselman is a passionate botanist. Walking among plant life makes him very happy, which means he is happy most of the time, except when riding in a car stuck in a long tunnel. He will stop people on the street to tell them some great news from the plant world.(Garrison Keillor)
The delightful book Plants of the Chesapeake Bay is absolutely the most readable flora I have seen. It is a really unique flora among floras. The layout is excellent and captivating.(W. Carl Taylor, PhD, Research Associate, Smithsonian Institution)
Plants of the Chesapeake Bay pairs state of the art photographswith in-depth knowledge of the plants unique to the Bay.The guide is developed logically and appropriately to what the Bay presents as various ecosystems. Beautifully written, coherent, instructive, and inclusive, with matchless photos of plants in their native habitats: The Perfect gift for the Bay-Wise explorer.(Elizabeth Matarese, Anne Arundel County Master Gardener)
About the Author
Lytton John Musselman is the Mary Payne Hogan Professor of Botany and manager of the Blackwater Ecologic Preserve at Old Dominion University. He is author of A Dictionary of Bible Plants and Figs, Dates, Laurel, and Myrrh: Plants of the Bible and the Quran. David A. Knepper is an environmental scientist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.