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Arizona Trees & Wildflowers: An Introduction to Familiar Species (Pocket Naturalist)by James Kavanagh
Synopses & Reviews
Arizona Trees & Wildflowers, An Introduction to Familiar Species, is a must-have, reference guide for beginners and experts alike. Whether you're on a nature hike or in your own backyard, you'll want to take along a copy of this indispensable guide. The Pocket Naturalist series is an introduction to common plants and animals and natural phenomena. Each pocket-sized, folding guide highlights up to 150 species and most feature a map highlighting prominent sanctuaries and outstanding natural attractions. Each is laminated for durability. (31/2 X 81/4 folded, opens to 22 X 81/4, color illustrations, map)
One of the most spectacular natural events of the year is the spring wildflower bloom in the deserts of the American Southwest. Arizona Trees and Wildflowers highlights over 140 familiar species with intricate detailed illustrations. This lightweight pocket-sized, folding guide identifies familiar trees, shrubs, cacti and wildflowers. Seasonal visitors to the state and year round residents will appreciate the map featuring prominent state-wide botanical sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, it is your perfect travel companion as you admire Arizona's beauty.
Compact and well-researched, this reference presents more than 140 species of trees, shrubs, cacti, and wildflowers and includes a map featuring prominent, state-wide botanical sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, this meticulous guide is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.
About the Author
James Kavanagh has authored over 100 guides that introduce novices to common plants, animals and natural phenomena.
"Environmental education begins when people begin to understand and appreciate the plants and animals in their immediate environment and their relationship to them. This education often begins when people learn the names of species. Just like with humans, a relationship between two individuals begins when they first learn each other's name and grows from there. We hope that by creating products that introduce readers to species, we will begin to facilitate long term relationships that allow people to better comprehend their place in the natural world and understand the urgent need to protect and sustain all species."
James Kavanagh, President
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