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A Field Guide to Rocky Mountain Wildflowers: Northern Arizona and New Mexico to British Columbia (Peterson Field Guides)by John Craighead
Synopses & Reviews
This guide describes 590 species, with detailed information on flowering season, related species, range, and habitat. More than 100 plant drawings supplement these descriptions, and more than 200 color photographs show flowers as they appear in the field.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259) and index.
About the Author
Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation, as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars, and the Peterson Field Guides®are credited with helping to set the stage for the environmental movement.
Table of Contents
Editor's Note About This Book Glossary Cattail Family: Typhaceae Burreed Family: Sparganiaceae Pondweed Family: Najadaceae Arrowgrass Family: Juncaginaceae Arrowhead Family: Alismaceae Grass Family: Gramineae Sedge Family: Cyperaceae Arun Family: Araceae Duckweed Family: Lemnaceae Rush Family: Juncaceae Lily Family: Liliaceae Iris Family: Iridaceae Orchid Family: Orchidaceae Buckwheat Family: Polygonaceae Purslane Family: Portulacaceae Pink Family: Caryophyllaceae Water Lily Family: Nymphaeaceae Buttercup Family: Ranunculaceae Barberry Family: Berberidaceae Bleedingheart Family: Fumariaceae Mustard Family: Cruciferae Caper Family: Capparidaceae Orpine Family: Crassulaceae Saxifrage Family: Saxifragaceae Hydrangea Family: Hydrangeaceae Gooseberry Family: Grossulariaceae Rose Family: Rosaceae Pea Family: Leguminosae Geranium Family: Geraniaceae Flax Family: Linaceae Spurge Family: Euphorbiaceae Sumac Family: Anacardiaceae Staff-tree Family: Celastraceae Buckthorn Family: Rhamnaceae Mallow Family: Malvaceae St. Johnswort Family: Hypericaceae Violet Family: Violaceae Loasa Family: Loasaceae Cactus Family: Cactaceae Evening Primrose Family: Onagraceae Parsley Family: Umbelliferae Dogwood Family: Cornaceae Wintergreen Family: Pyrolaceae Heath Family: Ericaceae Primrose Family: Primulaceae Gentian Family: Gentianaceae Milkweed Family: Asclepiadaceae Morning-glory Family: Convolvulaceae Phlox Family: Polemoniaceae Waterleaf Family: Hydrophyllaceae Borage Family: Boraginaceae Mint Family: Labiatae Potato Family: Solanaceae Figwort Family: Scrophulariaceae Madder Family: Rubiaceae Honeysuckle Family: Caprifoliaceae Valerian Family: Valerianaceae Bluebell Family: Campanulaceae Composite Family: Compositae Appendixes I. Key to Plants II. Abbreviated Names of Authors III. Selected Bibliography Index
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