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California Plant Families: West of the Sierran Crest and Deserts

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Publisher Comments:

Interest in California's beautiful native trees, shrubs, and wildflowers is at an all-time high. Yet identification and classification of the state's vast and varied flora can be challenging for both amateurs and professionals. This book provides a superb way for learning to identify California's native and naturalized plants by learning to recognize plant families. The heart of the book contains user-friendly keys and descriptions of seventy major families prominent in wildlands. With this book in hand, anyone will be able to identify common native and naturalized species throughout California's majestic floristic province extending from southwestern Oregon into northern Baja California and to the western side of the major mountain ranges.

Synopsis:

Interest in California's beautiful native trees, shrubs, and wildflowers is at an all-time high. Yet identification and classification of the state's vast and varied flora can be challenging for both amateurs and professionals. This book provides a superb way for learning to identify California's native and naturalized plants by learning to recognize plant families. The heart of the book contains user-friendly keys and descriptions of seventy major families prominent in wildlands. With this book in hand, anyone will be able to identify common native and naturalized species throughout California's majestic floristic province extending from southwestern Oregon into northern Baja California and to the western side of the major mountain ranges.

About the Author

Glenn Keator, a California plant specialist, is coauthor, with Alrie Middlebrook, of Designing California Native Gardens (UC Press) and author of Introduction to Trees of the San Francisco Bay Area (UC Press) and The Life of an Oak, among other books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520237094
Subtitle:
West of the Sierran Crest and Deserts
Publisher:
University of California Press
Illustrator:
Steunenberg, Margaret J.
Author:
Keator, Glenn
Author:
Steunenberg, Margaret J.
Subject:
Plants - General
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
California
Subject:
Trees & Forests - General
Subject:
Flowers
Subject:
Plants - Trees
Subject:
Plants - Flowers
Subject:
Nature Studies-Botany
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20090610
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
405 line illustrations
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
10 x 7 x 0.75 in 1.1 lb

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Science and Mathematics » Biology » Zoology » Ornithology
Science and Mathematics » Botany » General
Science and Mathematics » Botany » Trees and Shrubs
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Botany
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Trees
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Wild Flowers General

California Plant Families: West of the Sierran Crest and Deserts
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Product details 224 pages University of California Press - English 9780520237094 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Interest in California's beautiful native trees, shrubs, and wildflowers is at an all-time high. Yet identification and classification of the state's vast and varied flora can be challenging for both amateurs and professionals. This book provides a superb way for learning to identify California's native and naturalized plants by learning to recognize plant families. The heart of the book contains user-friendly keys and descriptions of seventy major families prominent in wildlands. With this book in hand, anyone will be able to identify common native and naturalized species throughout California's majestic floristic province extending from southwestern Oregon into northern Baja California and to the western side of the major mountain ranges.
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