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Sonoran Desert Wildflowers: A Field Guide to Common Species of the Sonoran Desert, Including Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Saguaro National Park (Falcon Guides Wildflowers)

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Sonoran Desert Wildflowers is the ultimate field guide to the wildflowers of North Americas most biologically diverse desert, which stretches from Baja California to southern California and east to Arizona. This easy-to-use guide is made to withstand vigorous field use and includes descriptions and photos of nearly 300 plants, an introduction to the habitats and ecology of the Sonoran Desert, a primer on plant characteristics, and a glossary of botanical terms.

Perfect for the novice and expert alike, Sonoran Desert Wildflowers covers everything from the inconspicuous devils spineflower to the spectacular desert mariposa lily, and will enhance your next journey into this remarkable region.

 
• Detailed yet user-friendly descriptions and color photos of nearly 300 plants organized by color and 
  family
• An introduction to the areas habitats and ecology
• A glossary of botanical terms
• A primer on plant characteristics and identification

Synopsis:

This guide features nearly 300 of the common plants of the Sonoran Desert. Detailed descriptions, information about bloom season and range, and interesting facts about each plant accompany the full-color photographs.

 

Synopsis:

Fully revised, Sonoran Desert Wildflowers is the essential field guide to wildflowers of this biologically diverse desert, which straddles the Gulf of California between the Baja Peninsula and northwestern Sonora and stretches north into California and Arizona. Featuring more than 300 plants, arranged by color and family, Sonoran Desert Wildflowers is perfect for the experienced botanist and novice alike.

About the Author

Richard Spellenberg holds a doctoral degree in botany and has studied plants in western North America, particularly those of the desert Southwest. Now retired from New Mexico State University, he has contributed to many technical articles and several books on wildflowers and general vegetation. 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762773688
Author:
Spellenberg, Richard
Publisher:
FalconGuide
Subject:
Flowers
Subject:
Nature Studies-Wild Flowers General
Edition Description:
Second
Series:
Wildflower Series
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
300 full-color photos, 1 map
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Sonoran Desert Wildflowers: A Field Guide to Common Species of the Sonoran Desert, Including Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Saguaro National Park (Falcon Guides Wildflowers) New Trade Paper
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"Synopsis" by ,
This guide features nearly 300 of the common plants of the Sonoran Desert. Detailed descriptions, information about bloom season and range, and interesting facts about each plant accompany the full-color photographs.

 

"Synopsis" by ,

Fully revised, Sonoran Desert Wildflowers is the essential field guide to wildflowers of this biologically diverse desert, which straddles the Gulf of California between the Baja Peninsula and northwestern Sonora and stretches north into California and Arizona. Featuring more than 300 plants, arranged by color and family, Sonoran Desert Wildflowers is perfect for the experienced botanist and novice alike.

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