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California Mountain Wildflowers

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Many landscapes in California's 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 California's 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:
9780520009011
Author:
Munz, Philip A.
Publisher:
University of California Press
Author:
Faber, Phyllis
Author:
Ornduff, Robert
Author:
Lake, Dianne
Author:
Munz, Philip A.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Flowers
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Wild flowers
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
General Nature
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
19630301
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9.20x6.01x.34 in. .52 lbs.

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