Cover

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Title Page, Copyright Page

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Contents

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Illustrations

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p. ix

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Foreword

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p. xiii

In 1967, the first volume of The Illustrated Flora of Illinois was published. That volume, which covered the ferns of Illinois, has been followed by eight volumes on flowering plants. This is the ninth book devoted to flowering plants, and the fourth one treating dicotyledonous plants. Several additional...

County Map of Illinois

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Introduction

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pp. 1-4

This volume is the fourth devoted to dicotyledons, or dicot plants. Dicots are the greatest group of flowering plants, exceeding the monocotyledons, or monocots. Dicots are plants which produce a pair of seed leaves during germination, while monocots produce merely a single seed leaf...

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Descriptions and Illustrations

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pp. 5-216

Of the six families which comprise the order Malvales, in accordance with the Thorne (1968) system of classification, three are represented in Illinois. The Tiliaceae and Malvaceae both have species native to the Illinois flora, while the Malvaceae and Sterculiaceae have species introduced into the Illinois flora. Not...

Species Excluded

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pp. 217-218

Summary of the Taxa Treated in This Volume

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p. 219

Glossary

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pp. 223-227

Literature Cited

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pp. 229-230

Index of Plant Names

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pp. 231-234

Back Cover

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