Waterplants in Australia
Waterplants in Australia: a field guide 4th edition

By Geoff Sainty and Surrey Jacobs


Published in 2003 by Sainty and Associates, colour, hard cover, 416 pages


Price $A71.50 plus $A13.50 postage within Australia [up to 3 kg], overseas postage please request a quote


ISBN 0958105510 or ISBN 9780958105514

This expanded edition of Waterplants in Australia is essential for wetland enthusiasts. It now contains information on 150 waterplants plus chapters on charophytes, willows and stormwater management. There is also a major contribution on blue-green algae by Gary Jones and Philip Orr of the CSIRO Division of Water Resources.


Table of contents


How to use this book

Collection for identification

Aquatic plant management

Introductions and invasions

Vulnerable aquatic plants

Pictorial key

Plant descriptions (pages 2-289)

Classification of Australian wetlands

Bloom-forming blue-green algae (Cyanobacteria)



Waterplants - use and abuse

Wetlands for stormwater management: water, vegetation and mosquitoes - a recipe for concern