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Rocky Mountain Wildflowers: Photos, Descriptions, and Early Explorer Insights (Fulcrum Guides)by Jerry Pavia
Synopses & Reviews
This blooming guide features 95 wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains that will most likely be seen by visitors, and features quotes from early frontier explorers and naturalists who wrote about them. 177 photos. 8 maps.
Book News Annotation:
By including references to the plants and flowers of early explorers, especially Lewis and Clark, this attractive guide raises itself above the average. One or more close-up color photos are included for each wildflower described. Each entry includes a discussion of the source of the flower's name, a description, habitat, season, and comments, including comments on eligibility. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Learn the identifying characteristics and stories of 95 wildflowers common to the Rocky Mountain region of the U.S. and Canada.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -209) and index.
About the Author
Jerry Pavia's photographs have appeared in many books and other publications, most notably Beyond the Rose Garden, Rooted in the Spirit, Yosemite National Park, and Yellowstone National Park. He is a contributing photographer to Fulcrumfs Gardener's Guide calendars.
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