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California Natural History Guides #68: Introduction to California Mountain Wildflowers

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Publisher Comments:

Many landscapes in Californias mountains are still relatively untouched by human activity and provide excellent opportunities for viewing wildflowers. This guidebook describes and illustrates the wildflowers that grow from the yellow pine belt up into the natural rock gardens that grow above timberline. First published in 1963, this convenient book has introduced thousands to Californias mountain wildflowers. Now fully updated and revised, it reflects the many advances in botany that have occurred in the past forty years.

* 257 species are described and illustrated by a new color photograph, a precise line drawing, or both

* Covers all of California's mountain ranges—from the Klamath Mountains and Cascade Range to the north, through the Coast Ranges and the Sierra Nevada, to the peninsular ranges and San Bernardino mountains in southern California—as well as most of the mountain ranges in between

* This new edition includes more plants, gives helpful hints for identifying species, and incorporates new taxonomic and distribution information

About the Author

Philip A. Munz (1892-1974) of the Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden was Professor of Botany at Pomona College, serving as Dean for three years. Dianne Lake is Rare Plant Committee Co-Chair and Unusual Plants Coordinator at the California Native Plant Society, East Bay Chapter. Phyllis M. Faber is General Editor of the California Natural History Guides.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520236356
Editor:
Lake, Dianne
Editor:
Faber, Phyllis M.
Editor:
Lake, Dianne
Editor:
Faber, Phyllis M.
Author:
Olowin, Ron
Author:
Game, John
Author:
Lake, Dianne
Author:
Burroughs, Carrie
Author:
Nelson, Bill
Author:
Faber, Phyllis
Author:
Elsbernd, Karen
Author:
Munz, Philip A.
Author:
Faber, Phyllis M.
Author:
Gaede, Peter
Author:
Ornduff, Robert
Publisher:
University of California Press
Subject:
Flowers
Subject:
Wild flowers
Subject:
Mountain plants
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Wild flowers -- California.
Subject:
Mountain plants -- California.
Subject:
Plants - Flowers
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
Nature Studies-Wild Flowers General
Edition Description:
First Edition, Revised Edition
Series:
California Natural History Guides
Series Volume:
68
Publication Date:
20030508
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
189 color photographs, 183 line illustra
Pages:
258
Dimensions:
7.25 x 4.5 x 0.88 in 1 lb

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Americana » General
Science and Mathematics » Biology » General
Science and Mathematics » Botany » Flora of California
Science and Mathematics » Botany » Flora of the Western US
Science and Mathematics » Botany » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Wild Flowers General

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