This book is composed of two sections: the first dealing with native wild flowers; the second, with the exotic or cultivated varieties. The descriptions accompanying the illustrations are concise and explicit for purposes of identification, and useful information on flower arranging and cutting is included. Originally published in 1953. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.