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Roger Hammer

About Roger Hammer

Roger L. Hammer is an award-winning South Florida naturalist and a popular & respected speaker and field trip leader.

He spent 33 years as the senior interpretive naturalist for Miami-Dade County Parks & Recreation Department where he managed Castellow Hammock Park, a 120-acre preserve and nature center (now retired).

He is the author of books on wildflowers, exploring the Everglades, and Florida icons. He is an avid canoeist, kayak fisherman, gardener, and photographer, living in Homestead, Florida with his wife, Michelle.

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Wildflowers of the Southern Coastal Plain

ISBN: 978-1-936913-74-9
Wildflowers of the Southern Coastal Plain including Northern Florida, Southern Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana: A Guide to Native Species
Author: Roger L. Hammer

Packed with vivid color photographs, novice and expert wildflower enthusiasts can use this handy field guide to identify 90 common and rare wildflower species found across northern Florida through southern Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana.

The flowers in the guide are grouped by color to make identification as easy as possible, and the accompanying text indicates size, bloom period, and other characteristics of each plant.

The guide’s six double-sided panels fold up into a packet narrow
enough to fit in a back pocket yet sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use. Lamination has also made the guide waterproof.

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Wildflowers of Southwest Florida

ISBN: 978-0-9824905-9-4
Author: Roger L. Hammer

Wildflowers of Southwest Florida: Packed with vivid color photographs, novice and expert wildflower enthusiasts can use this handy field guide to identify 91 common and rare wildflower species found on the southwest Florida mainland, including Big Cypress National Preserve, Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve, Collier-Seminole State Park, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, CREW Marsh, and the surrounding area.

The flowers in the guide are grouped by color to make identification as easy as possible, and the accompanying text indicates size, bloom period, and other characteristics of each plant.

The guide’s six double-sided panels fold up into a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket yet sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use. Lamination has also made the guide waterproof.

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Wildflowers of Southeast Florida

ISBN: 978-0-9824905-7-0
Author: Roger L. Hammer

Wildflowers of Southeast Florida: Packed with vivid color photographs, novice and expert wildflower enthusiasts can use this handy field guide to identify 89 common wildflower species found on the southeast Florida mainland, including Everglades National Park and the Florida Keys to the Dry Tortugas.

The flowers in the guide are grouped by color to make identification as easy as possible, and the accompanying text indicates size, bloom period, and other characteristics of each plant.

The guide’s six double-sided panels fold up into a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket yet sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use. Lamination has also made the guide waterproof.

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Wildflowers of Central Florida

ISBN: 978-0-9828856-1-1
Author: Roger L. Hammer

Wildflowers of Central Florida: Packed with vivid color photographs, novice and expert wildflower enthusiasts can use this handy field guide to identify 94 common and rare wildflower species found from Palm Beach, Hendry, and Lee counties north to Volusia, Marion, and Levy counties.

The flowers in the guide are grouped by color to make identification as easy as possible, and the accompanying text indicates size, bloom period, and other characteristics of each plant.

The guide’s six double-sided panels fold up into a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket yet sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use. Lamination has also made the guide waterproof.

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Trees of South Florida

ISBN: 978-0-9828856-2-8
Author: Roger L. Hammer

Trees of South Florida: Packed with vivid color photographs, novice and expert tree enthusiasts can use this handy field guide to identify 64 native species—both common and rare—found in south and coastal central Florida, from Titusville area on the east, south to Everglades National Park, Big Cypress National Preserve, numerous state parks, and the Florida Keys to the Dry Tortugas.

The trees in this guide are grouped by mature size and the accompanying text indicates size, bloom period, and other characteristics of each tree to make identification as easy as possible. The guide’s six double-sided panels fold up into a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket. Lamination makes it both waterproof and sturdy enough to stand up to repeated use.

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