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Encyclopedia of Northwest Native Plants for Gardens and Landscapes

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This comprehensive reference describes plants native to the Pacific Northwest—the ferns and conifers; annuals, perennials, and grasses; and flowering trees and shrubs that populate and define this distinctive region. Featured are some 530 subject species that occur naturally from southwestern Alaska to Oregon's border with California, and from the coast east to Idaho, plants that are not only beautiful ornamentals but important components of habitat diversity.

Illustrated throughout with nearly 600 eye-popping color photographs and original pen-and-ink drawings, the book is smartly separated by plant type into five encyclopedic sections. Detailed descriptions include reommendations for cultivation and siting, from streambanks to parking strips, and lists suggesting natives for particular garden situations or themes—arid or sodden; hedgerows and meadows; hummingbird and rock gardens—concludes the book.

Gardeners and conservationists alike will find much of value and interest in this impeccably presented and illustrated regional resource, which is sure to become a classic on the subject.

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Designed for gardeners interested in incorporating native plants into their gardens in the Pacific Northwest (rather than a comprehensive encyclopedia of its native plants), this beautiful--and surprisingly affordable--reference contains entries for 530 native annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, ferns, and grasses. Each entry contains a description followed by notes on cultivation, propagation, native habitat and range, and notes that describe additional information, including the traditional uses of the plant by non- European native people. A color photo accompanies each entry. The reference is arranged alphabetically by Latin name, with the common name or names listed below. A concluding section lists plants by special situations and purposes, including to attract birds and butterflies. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Marianne Filbert is an artist who has produced beautiful, technically detailed illustrations for scientific and garden publications.Kathleen A. Robson, a botanist, operates Nothing But Northwest Natives Nursery in Woodland, Washington, and has taught taxonomy, field ecology, and conservation.Alice Richter is a photographer whose Northwest wildflower portraits have appeared in calendars, cards, and several magazines.

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NWgardener, February 22, 2012 (view all comments by NWgardener)
This is a wonderful book. I call it the "Bible" for gardening with native plants. When I started incorporating more native plants into my garden (our garden received the Portland Audubon Soviety's Backyard Habitat Certication) I was looking for a comprehensive book that would give me detailed information on what type of plants to plant where in my garden. It has descriptions of a wide variety of native plants and allows users to expand beyond the usual Oregon grape and red flowering currant suggestions. This book is a must- have for any aspiring or experienced native gardener.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780881928631
Author:
Robson, Kathleen
Publisher:
Timber Press (OR)
Author:
Richter, Alice
Author:
Filbert, Marianne
Subject:
Landscape plants
Subject:
Native plant gardening
Subject:
Regional - Pacific Northwest (OR, WA)
Subject:
Ornamental Plants
Subject:
Plants - General
Subject:
Native plants for cultivation
Subject:
Native plant gardening -- Northwest, Pacific.
Subject:
Gardening : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20080131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
532
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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