Hertfordshire Natural History Society is delighted to announce the publication of our fantastic new book 'Flora of Hertfordshire' by Trevor James on 9 December 2009. Priced at only  £49.50(inc P&P to UK addresses). Order your copy now, details below, the cover price of £49.50.

The book covers over 2000 species of wild plants and hybrids recorded in Hertfordshire, based on a countywide survey from 1987-2005 by HNHS and other volunteers. The species accounts include distribution maps by tetrad, analysis of status, and comparison with information from ‘The Flora of Hertfordshire’ by John Dony, published in 1967.

There are also introductory sections setting the scene describing the history of botanical recording, Hertfordshire’s physical make up – geology, soils, climate and hydrology, the history of our natural landscape; Hertfordshire’s wild plant habitats, their ecology and changing flora. Appendices cover a Hertfordshire Plant Red Data List, a selected bibliography and sources and a Gazetteer of localities and sites named in the text.
We are grateful for sponsorship and support for the Flora project and the book from:

  • Botanical Society of the British Isles
  • Environment Agency
  • Hertfordshire Biological Records Centre
  • Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust
  • Lee Valley Park
  • London Natural History Society

Environmental Planning and Research Consultants
and generous donations from individual Hertfordshire Natural History Society members.
To order a copy send a cheque  payable to HNHS together with your name, address and email address (for confirmation of order) to Linda Smith, HNHS, 24 Mandeville Rise, Welwyn garden City, AL8 7JU. The price includes postage and packing to UK addresses.