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The natural history of Hilton Head Island, S.C. : a field guide / by Nancy Duane Cathcart.

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at SC LENDS.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Beaufort District Collection 917.5799 CAT (Text) 0530004125791 Beaufort District Collection - Reference Available -
Beaufort - Bookmobile South 508.75799 CAT (Text) 0530100209051 Adult Local History Collection Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch 508.75799 CAT (Text) 0530001421185 Adult Local History Collection Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch 508.75799 CAT (Text) 0530002489140 Adult Local History Collection Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch 917.5799 CAT (Text) 0530000437786 Adult Hilton Head Branch-Low Country Room Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: vii, 111 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm + + 1 foldout map in back pocket.
  • Publisher: Savannah : Violet N. McIntosh / The Printcraft Press, [1981]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The fabric of the landscape: The subtropic coast -- Local ecological communities -- The wild places: Live Oak Forest: Sea Pines Forest Preserve -- Stratification of the forest -- Air plants and vines -- Palmettos -- The evergreen habitat -- Field trip 1: Forest Preserve West Entrance -- Seasonal calendar -- The Seashore: Beneath the sand -- Beach plants -- Seaweeds -- Shell collecting -- Shore birds -- Field trip 2: Coligny Circle Beach -- The Pinelands: Island trees -- Savannahs -- Island pines -- The scrub -- Field trip 3A: Cypress swamp -- 3B: Newhall Preserve -- 3C: Hardeeville savannahs -- Nature calendar of the seasons -- The swamps: A visit to Whooping Crane Pond -- What is a swamp? -- Animals of the swamps -- Sounds of the swamps -- Field trip 4: Whooping Crane Pond -- The Ponds, Pocosins and Freshwater Marshes: Ancient country of Victoria Bluff -- Island marshes -- Wildflowers -- The Salt Marsh: Salt marsh tracery -- An efficient system -- Where to look -- What lives in the marsh -- Marsh plants -- The Old Places: Strange plants linger -- Island ruins: Spanish, Indian, ante-bellum -- What to see and do: Museums Libraries, nature organizations, Refuges and parks -- Checklists of: native trees, birds, mammals, amphibians & reptiles, the flora of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve, the summer flora & fauna of the Whooping Crane Pond Conservancy, Florida scrub-type habitat plants, ferns, common beach plants -- The climate & geological history of the coastal plain -- Foldout map.
Summary, etc.:
Written by Ms. Cathcart to bring its readers greater understanding and enjoyment of the natural beauty of the Lowcountry and particularly of Hilton Head Island. -- from the foreword by Doris Bowers
Subject: Hilton Head Island (S.C.) > Description and travel.
Natural history > South Carolina > Hilton Head Island.

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