Botanical Bibliography

The following works are comparatively non-technical and should prove to be the ones most useful for the lay person interested in becoming acquainted with the plants of New England to which Thoreau refers:


For those who wish to consult more complete and technical references, the standard manuals are:


Current technical references for the flora of Concord and New England with modern nomenclature are:,


Historical manuals used by Thoreau are:


Excellent free online versions of the 1906 edition of Thoreau's Journal are at:



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